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Daily Digest 



Tuesday, January 6, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

Routine Proceedings, pages 546-800 

Measures Introduced: 282 bills and 76 resolutions 
were introduced, as follows: S. 1-282, SJ. Res. 1-17, 
S. Con. Res. 1-6, and S. Res. 1-53. 

Page 340 

Administration of Oath of Office: The Senators- 
elect were escorted by the sitting Senators from 
their respective States and were administered the 
oath of office by the Vice President. 

Page 196 

Measures Passed: 

Notification to the President: Senate agreed to S. 
Res. 1, providing that a committee consisting of two 
Senators be appointed by the Vice President to join 
such committee as may be appointed by the House 
of Representatives to inform the President of the 
United States that a quorum of each House is as- 
sembled. Subsequently, Senators Byrd and Dole 
were appointed by the Vice President. 

Page 197 

Notification to the House of Representatives: 
Senate agreed to S. Res. 2, informing the House of 
Representatives that a quorum of the Senate is as- 
sembled and that the Senate is ready to proceed to 
business. 

Page 197 

Election of President pro tempore: Senate agreed 
to S. Res. 3, electing the Honorable John C. Sten- 
nis, of Mississippi, as President pro tempore of the 
Senate. 

Page 198 

Notification to the President: Senate agreed to S. 
Res. 4, notifying the President of the United States 
of the election of Senator Stennis as President pro 
tempore of the Senate. 

Page 198 

Congratulations to Senator Stennis: Senate agreed 
to S. Res. 5, congratulating Senator Stennis on his 
election as President pro tempore of the Senate. 

Page 198 



Notification to the House of Representatives: 
Senate agreed to S. Res. 6, notifying the House of 
Representatives of the election of Senator Stennis as 
President pro tempore of the Senate. 

Page 195 

Election of Secretary of the Senate: Senate agreed 
to S. Res. 7, electing Walter J. Stewart, as Secretary 
of the Senate. Subsequently, the oath of office was 
administered by the President pro tempore. 

Page 198 

Notification to the President: Senate agreed to S. 
Res. 8, notifying the President of the United States 
of the election of Walter J. Stewart as Secretary of 
the Senate. 

Page 198 

Notification to the House of Representatives: 
Senate agreed to S. Res. 9, notifying the House of 
Representatives of the election of Walter J. Stewart 
as Secretary of the Senate. 

Page 198 

Election of Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of 
the Senate: Senate agreed to S. Res. 10, electing 
Henry Kuualoha Giugni as the Sergeant at Arms 
and Doorkeeper of the Senate. 

Page 198 

Election of Secretary for the Majority of the 
Senate: Senate agreed to S. Res. 11, electing David 
J. Pratt, as Secretary for the Majority of the Senate. 

Page 199 

Election of Secretary for the Minority of the 
Senate: Senate agreed to S. Res. 12, electing 
Howard Greene as Secretary for the Minority of the 
Senate. 

Page 199 

Hour of Daily Meeting: Senate agreed to S. Res. 
13, fixing the hour of daily meeting of the Senate at 
12 o'clock meridian, unless otherwise provided. 

Page 199 

Amending Standing Rules of the Senate: Senate 
agreed to S. Res. 14, amending paragraphs 2 and 3 
of Rule XXV of the Standing Rules of the Senate, 
relating to committee membership. 

Page 199 

Amending Standing Rules of the Senate: Senate 
agreed to S. Res. 15, amending paragraph 4 of Rule 

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XXV of the Standing Rules of the Senate, relating 
to committee membership. 

Page 199 

Amending Standing Rules of the Senate: Senate 
agreed to S. Res. 16, amending paragraph 4 of Rule 
XXV of the Standing Rules of the Senate, relating 
to committee membership. 

Page 200 

Committee Assignments — Majority: Senate agreed 
to S. Res. 17, making majority party appointments to 
Senate committees for the 100th Congress and elect- 
ing Chairmen of such committees, as follows: 

Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forest- 
ry: Senators Leahy (Chairman), Zorinsky, Melcher, 
Pryor, Boren, Heflin, Harkin, Conrad, Fowler, and 
Daschle. 

Committee on Appropriations: Senators Stennis 
(Chairman), Byrd, Proxmire, Inouye, Hollings, 
Chiles, Johnston, Burdick, Leahy, Sasser, DeConcini, 
Bumpers, Lautenberg, Harkin, Mikulski, and Reid. 

Committee on Armed Services: Senators Nunn 
(Chairman), Stennis, Exon, Levin, Kennedy, Binga- 
man, Dixon, Glenn, Gore, Wirth, and Shelby. 

Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Af- 
fairs: Senators Proxmire (Chairman), Cranston, 
Riegle, Sarbanes, Dodd, Dixon, Sasser, Sanford, 
Shelby, and Graham. 

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transpor- 
tation: Senators Hollings (Chairman), Inouye, Ford, 
Riegle, Exon, Gore, Rockefeller, Bentsen, Kerry, 
Breaux, and Adams. 

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: 
Senators Johnston (Chairman), Bumpers, Ford, 
Metzenbaum, Melcher, Bradley, Bingaman, Wirth, 
Fowler, and Conrad. 

Committee on Environment and Public Works: 
Senators Burdick (Chairman), Moynihan, Mitchell, 
Baucus, Lautenberg, Breaux, Mikulski, Reid, and 
Graham. 

Committee on Finance: Senators Bentsen (Chair- 
man), Matsunaga, Moynihan, Baucus, Boren, Brad- 
ley, Mitchell, Pryor, Riegle, Rockefeller, and 
Daschle. 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Senators Pell 
(Chairman), Biden, Sarbanes, Zorinsky, Cranston, 
Dodd, Kerry, Simon, Sanford, Adams, and Moyni- 
han. 

Committee on Governmental Affairs: Senators 
Glenn (Chairman), Chiles, Nunn, Levin, Sasser, 
Pryor, Mitchell, and Bingaman. 

Committee on the Judiciary: Senators Biden 
(Chairman), Kennedy, Byrd, Metzenbaum, DeCon- 
cini, Leahy, Heflin, and Simon. 

Committee on Labor and Human Resources: Sen- 
ators Kennedy (Chairman), Pell, Metzenbaum, Mat- 
sunaga, Dodd, Simon, Harkin, Adams, and Mikul- 
ski. 

Page 202 



Committee Assignments — Minority: Senate agreed 
to S. Res. 18, making minority party appointments 
to Senate committees for the 100th Congress, as fol- 
lows: 

Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forest- 
ry: Senators Helms, Dole, Lugar, Cochran, Bosch- 
witz, McConnell, Bond, and Wilson. 

Committee on Appropriations: Senators Hatfield, 
Stevens, Weicker, McClure, Gam, Cochran, Kasten, 
DAmato, Rudman, Specter, Domenici, Grassley, 
and Nickles. 

Committee on Armed Services: Senators Warner, 
Thurmond, Humphrey, Cohen, Quayle, Wilson, 
Gramm, Symms, and McCain. 

Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Af- 
fairs: Senators Garn, Heinz, Armstrong, DAmato, 
Hecht, Gramm, Bond, and Chafee. 

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transpor- 
tation: Senators Danforth, Packwood, Kassebaum, 
Pressler, Stevens, Kasten, Trible, Wilson, and 
McCain. 

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: 
Senators McClure, Hatfield, Weicker, Domenici, 
Wallop, Murkowski, Nickles, Hecht, and Evans. 

Committee on Environment and Public Works: 
Senators Stafford, Chafee, Simpson, Symms, Duren- 
berger, Warner, and Pressler. 

Committee on Finance: Senators Packwood, Dole, 
Roth, Danforth, Chafee, Heinz, Wallop, Duren- 
berger, and Armstrong. 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Senators Lugar, 
Helms, Kassebaum, Boschwitz, Pressler, Murkow- 
ski, Trible, Evans, and McConnell. 

Committee on Governmental Affairs: Senators 
Roth, Stevens, Cohen, Rudman, Heinz, and Duren- 
berger. 

Committee on the Judiciary: Senators Thurmond, 
Hatch, Simpson, Grassley, Specter, and Humphrey. 

Committee on Labor and Human Resources: Sen- 
ators Hatch, Stafford, Quayle, Thurmond, Weicker, 
Cochran, and Humphrey. 

Page 203 

Committee Assignments — Majority: Senate agreed 
to S. Res. 19, making majority appointments to 
Senate committees for the 100th Congress, as fol- 
lows: 

Committee on the Budget: Senators Chiles (Chair- 
man), Hollings, Johnston, Sasser, Riegle, Exon, Lau- 
tenberg, Simon, Sanford, Wirth, Fowler, Conrad, 
and Dodd. 

Committee on Rules and Administration: Senators 
Ford (Chairman), Pell, Byrd, Inouye, DeConcini, 
Gore, Moynihan, Dodd, and Adams. 

Committee on Small Business: Senators Bumpers 
(Chairman), Nunn, Sasser, Baucus, Levin, Dixon, 
Boren, Harkin, Kerry, and Mikulski. 



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Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Senators Cran- 
ston (Chairman), Matsunaga, DeConcini, Mitchell, 
Rockefeller, and Graham. 

Select Committee on Ethics: Senators Heflin 
(Chairman), Pryor, and Sanford. 

Select Committee on Indian Affairs: Senators 
Inouye (Chairman), Melcher, DeConcini, Burdick, 
and Daschle. 

Special Committee on Aging: Senators Melcher 
(Chairman), Glenn, Chiles, Pryor, Bradley, Burdick, 
Johnston, Breaux, Shelby, and Reid. 

Page 203 

Committee Assignments — Minority: Senate agreed 
to S. Res. 20, making minority party appointments 
to Senate committees for the 100th Congress, as fol- 
lows: 

Committee on the Budget: Senators Domenici, 
Armstrong, Kassebaum, Boschwitz, Symms, Grass- 
ley, Kasten, Quayle, Danforth, Nickles, and 
Rudman. 

Committee on Rules and Administration: Senators 
Stevens, Hatfield, McClure, Helms, Warner, Dole, 
and Garn. 

Committee on Small Business: Senators Weicker, 
Boschwitz, Rudman, D'Amato, Kasten, Pressler, 
Wallop, and Bond. 

Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Senators Mur- 
kowski, Simpson, Thurmond, Stafford, and Specter. 

Select Committee on Ethics: Senators Rudman, 
Helms, and Kassebaum. 

Special Committee on Aging: Senators Heinz, 
Cohen, Pressler, Grassley, Wilson, Domenici, 
Chafee, Durenberger, and Simpson. 

Select Committee on Indian Affairs: Senators 
Evans, Murkowski, and McCain. 

Page 203 

Expressing Best Wishes to the President: Senate 
agreed to S. Res. 21, expressing the Senate's grati- 
tude for the President's excellent health and best 
wishes for his speedy recovery. 

Page 204 

Commending the Community of Chase, Maryland: 
Senate agreed to S. Res. 22, commending the com- 
munity of Chase, Maryland, for its assistance to the 
rescue workers and the survivors of the Amtrak 
train accident of January 4, 1987. 

Page 204 

Select Committee on Secret Military Assistance to 
Iran and the Nicaraguan Opposition: By 88 yeas to 
4 nays (Vote No. 1), Senate agreed to S. Res. 23 (as 
modified), establishing a select committee of the 
Senate to conduct an investigation and study of ac- 
tivities by the National Security Council and other 
agencies of the United States Government with re- 
spect to the direct or indirect sale, shipment, or 
other provision of arms to Iran and the use of the 
proceeds from any such transaction to provide assist- 



ance to any faction or insurgency in Nicaragua or in 
any other foreign country, or to further any other 
purpose, and related matters. 

Page 206 

Senate Arms Control Observer Group: Senate 
agreed to S. Res. 30, to reauthorize and redesignate 
the Senate Arms Control Observer Group. 

Page 288 

Condemning Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan: By 
unanimous vote of 92 yeas (Vote No. 2), Senate 
agreed to S. Res. 31, expressing the sense of the 
Senate with respect to the situation in Afghanistan. 

Page 296 

Designation of Parliamentarian Emeritus: Senate 
agreed to S. Res. 32, designating Robert B. Dove as 
a Parliamentarian Emeritus of the United States 
Senate. 

Page 314 

Payment of Severance Pay: Senate agreed to S. 
Res. 33, to provide for the payment of severance 
pay to certain displaced Senate committee employ- 
ees and to authorize payment for accumulated leave 
to certain terminated employees in offices of Senate 
who have ceased to serve as Members of the Senate. 

Page 314 

Legislative Assistance to Senators: Senate agreed 
to S. Res. 34, providing that subsection (b) of sec- 
tion 111 of the Legislative Branch Appropriation 
Act, 1978 (P.L. 95-94) shall not be effective during 
the 100th Congress. 

Page 315 

Reappointment of Senate Legal Counsel: Senate 
agreed to S. Res. 35, providing that the reappoint- 
ment of Michael Davidson to be Senate Legal Coun- 
sel made by the President pro tempore of the 
Senate this day is effective as of January 3, 1987, and 
the term of service shall expire at the end of the 
101st Congress. 

Page 315 

Adjournment Resolution: Senate agreed to S. 
Con. Res. 1, providing for an adjournment of the 
Senate until 12 noon on Monday, January 12, 1987, 
and the House of Representatives until 12 noon, on 
Tuesday, January 20, 1987. 

Page 297 

Unanimous Consent Orders: 

Authorization for Ethics Committee to Meet: 
During the 100th Congress, the Ethics Committee is 
authorized to meet during the session of the Senate. 

Page 314 

Authorization to Present Measures at Desk: 
During the 100th Congress, Senators are authorized 
to bring bills and resolutions to the desk for referral 
to appropriate committees. 

Page 314 



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Duration of Rollcall Votes: During the 100th 
Congress, there will be a limitation of 15 minutes on 
rollcall votes, with the warning signal to be sounded 
at the midway point, beginning at the last 7V2 min- 
utes, and when the rollcall votes are of 10 minutes 
duration, the warning signal will be sounded at the 
beginning of the last 7V2 minutes. 

Page 314 

Authorization to Receive Reports at Desk: During 
the 100th Congress, the Secretary of the Senate is 
authorized to receive reports at the desk when pre- 
sented by a Senator at any time during the day of 
the session of the Senate. 

Page 314 

Authorization for Leadership Time: The majority 
and minority leaders may daily have up to 10 min- 
utes each on each calendar day following the prayer 
and the disposition of the reading of, or the approv- 
al of, the Journal. 

Page 314 

Floor Privileges for House Parliamentarians: The 
Parliamentarian of the House of Representatives 
and three assistants are authorized the privilege of 
the floor during the 100th Congress. 

Page 314 

Printing of Conference Reports and Statements: 
Notwithstanding the provisions of the Rule 
XXVIII, conference reports and statements accom- 
panying them are not to be printed as Senate re- 
ports when such conference reports and statements 
have been printed as a House report, unless specific 
request is made in the Senate in each instance to 
have such a report printed. 

Page 314 

Authorization for Committee on Appropriations: 
The Committee on Appropriations is authorized 
during the 100th Congress to file reports during re- 
cesses of the Senate on appropriations bills, includ- 
ing joint resolutions, together with any accompany- 
ing notices of motions to suspend Rule XVI, pursu- 
ant to Rule V, for the purpose of offering certain 
amendments to such bills or joint resolutions, which 
proposed amendments shall be printed. 

Page 314 

Authorization for Technical and Clerical Correc- 
tions: For the duration of the 100th Congress, the 
Secretary of the Senate is authorized to make techni- 
cal and clerical corrections in the engrossments of 
all Senate-passed bills and resolutions, Senate 
amendments to House bills and resolutions, Senate 
amendments to House amendments to Senate bills 
and resolutions, and Senate amendments to House 
amendments to Senate amendments to House bills 
or resolutions. 

Page 314 

Appointment by the President Pro Tempore: 
The Presiding Officer, on behalf of the President 



pro tempore, pursuant to Public Law 95-521, reap- 
pointed Michael Davidson as Senate Legal Counsel, 
effective January 3, 1987, for a term to expire at the 
e..d of the 101st Congress. 

Page 315 

Messages From the President: Senate received the 
following message from the President of the United 
States: 

Received on December 16, 1986, during the ad- 
journment: 

Reporting seven new deferrals of budget author- 
ity totaling $5,017,441,000, and four revised deferrals 
of budget authority now totaling $5,131,425,194; 
which was referred jointly to the Committee on Ap- 
propriations, the Committee on Armed Services, the 
Committee on the Budget, the Committee on Com- 
merce, Science, and Transportation, and the Com- 
mittee on Labor and Human Resources. (PM-1) 

Page 333 



Messages From the House: 



Communications: 



Page 334 



Page 334 



Statements on Introduced Bills: Pages 349, 393, 546 

Additional Statements: Page 800 

Quorum Calls: One quorum call was taken today. 
(Total— 1) 

Page 196 

Record Votes: Two record votes were taken today. 
(Total— 2) 

Pages 296, 297 

Adjournment: Senate convened at 12 noon, and ad- 
journed at 7:48 p.m., pursuant to S. Con. Res. 1, 
until 12 noon, on Monday, January 12, 1987. 

Committee Meetings 

No committee meetings were held. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 100 public bills, H.R. 1 to 100; 
and 74 resolutions, H.J. Res. 1 to 41, H. Con. Res. 1 
to 11, and H. Res. 1 to 22 were introduced. 

Page 104 

Reports Filed: The following reports were filed 
subsequent to the sine die adjournment of the 99th 
Congress: 

Report of the Committee on Agriculture entitled 
"Allocation of Budget Totals for Fiscal Year 1987" 
(H. Rept. 99-1014, 1986); 



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H.R. 3747, to amend chapter 30 of title 38, United 
States Code, to provide for educational assistance 
for apprenticeship or other on-job training under 
the All-Volunteer Force Educational Assistance Pro- 
gram, amended (H. Rept. 99-1015, filed on October 
18, 1986); 

Report entitled "Investigation of the Challenger 
Accident" (H. Rept. 99-1016, filed on October 29, 
1986); 

Report entitled "Activities and Summary Report 
of the Committee on the Budget, U.S. House of 
Representatives, 99th Congress" (H. Rept. 99-1017, 
filed on December 10, 1986); 

Report entitled "Summary of Activities of the 
Committee on Science and Technology for the 99th 
Congress" (H. Rept. 99-1018, filed on December 
16, 1986); 

Report of the Committee on Standards of Official 
Conduct entitled "Summary of Activities During the 
99th Congress" (H. Rept. 99-1019, filed on Decem- 
ber 18, 1986); 

Report entitled "Progress Report on the Activi- 
ties of the Select Committee On Hunger During the 
99th Congress" (H. Rept. 99-1020, filed on Decem- 
ber 18, 1986); 

Report entitled "Activities of the Select Commit- 
tee on Children, Youth, and Families for the year 
1985" (H. Rept. 99-1021, filed on December 18, 
1986); 

Report entitled "Teen Pregnancy: What is Being 
Done? A State-By-State Look" (H. Rept. 99-1022, 
filed on December 18, 1986); 

Report entitled "Safety Net Programs: Are They 
Reaching Poor Children?" (H. Rept. 99-1023, filed 
on December 18, 1986); 

Report entitled "Annual Report for the Year 1985 
of the Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and 
Control" (H. Rept. 99-1024, filed on December 19, 
1986); 

Report entitled "Summary of Legislative Activi- 
ties of the Committee on Public Works and Trans- 
portation" (H. Rept. 99-1025, filed on December 
22, 1986); 

Report entitled "Activities of the House Commit- 
tee on Government Operations, 99th Congress" (H. 
Rept. 99-1026, filed on December 22, 1986); 

Report entitled "Activities of the Select Commit- 
tee on Children, Youth, and Families for the Year 
1986" (H. Rept. 99-1027, filed on December 22, 
1986); 

Report entitled "Activities of the Committee on 
House Administration of the House of Representa- 
tives During the 99th Congress" (H. Rept. 99-1028, 
filed on December 29, 1986); 

Report entitled "Activities of the Committee on 
the Judiciary" (H. Rept. 99-1029, filed on Decem- 
ber 30, 1986); 



Report entitled "Legislative and Review Activities 
of the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service" 
(H. Rept. 99-1030, filed on December 30, 1986); 

Report entitled "Summary of Activities of the 
Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs, 
99th Congress" (H. Rept. 99-1031, filed on Decem- 
ber 31, 1986); 

Report entitled "Activities of the Committee on 
Armed Services for the 99th Congress" (H. Rept. 
99-1032, filed on December 31, 1986); 

Report entitled "Activities of the Permanent 
Select Committee on Intelligence of the House of 
Representatives During the 99th Congress" (H. 
Rept. 99-1033, filed on December 31, 1986); 

Report entitled "Activities of the Committee on 
the District of Columbia for the 99th Congress" (H. 
Rept. 99-1034, filed on December 31, 1986); 

Report entitled "Legislative Review Activities of 
the Committee on Foreign Affairs for the 99th Con- 
gress" (H. Rept. 99-1035, filed on January 2, 1987); 

Report entitled "Summary of Activities of the 
Committee on Small Business for the 99th Con- 
gress" (H. Rept. 99-1036, filed on January 2, 1987); 

Report entitled "Activities of the Committee on 
Appropriations During the 99th Congress" (H. 
Rept. 99-1037, filed on January 2, 1987); 

Report entitled "Activities of the Committee on 
Energy and Commerce for the 99th Congress" (H. 
Rept. 99-1038, fiied on January 2, 1987); 

Report entitled "Annual Report for the Year 1986 
of the Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and 
Control" (H. Rept. 99-1039, filed on January 2, 
1987); 

Report entitled "Activities of the Committee on 
Agriculture During the 99th Congress" (H. Rept. 
99-1040, filed on January 2, 1987); 

Report entitled "Legislative and Review Activities 
of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs 
during the 99th Congress" (H. Rept. 99-1041, filed 
on January 2); 

Report entitled "Survey of Activities of the 
House Committee on Rules, 99th Congress" (H. 
Rept. 99-1042, filed on January 2); and 

Report entitled "Activities of the Committee on 
Veterans' Affairs, 99th Congress" (H. Rept. 
99-1043, filed on January 2). 

Page 103 

Election of Speaker: By a yea-and-nay vote of 254 
yeas to 173 nays with 2 voting "present", Roll No. 
2, Jim Wright of Texas was elected Speaker of the 
House of Representatives over Robert H. Michel of 
Illinois. Representatives-elect Annunzio, Frenzel, 
Schroeder, and Smith of Nebraska acted as tellers. 

Page 2 

Speaker-elect Wright was escorted to the Chair by 
Representatives-elect Michel, Foley, Lott, Coelho, 
Gephardt, Kemp, Brooks, and Archer, and former 



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Speaker O'Neill and former minority leader 
Rhodes. 

Page 3 

Oath of Office: Representative-elect Whitten ad- 
ministered the oath of office to the Speaker, who 
subsequently administered the oath to the Members- 
elect en bloc. 

Page 3 

Party Leaders: It was announced that Representa- 
tives Foley and Michel had been selected as majority 
and minority leaders, respectively; and that Repre- 
sentatives Coelho and Lott had been selected as ma- 
jority and minority whips, respectively. 

Page 5 

House Officers: House agreed to H. Res. 1, elect- 
ing the following officers of the House: 

Donnald K. Anderson, Clerk; 

Jack Russ, Sergeant at Arms; 

James T. Malloy, Doorkeeper; 

Robert V. Rota, Postmaster; and 

Reverend James David Ford, Chaplain. 

Page 5 

On a division of the question, rejected a substi- 
tute that sought to name certain minority employees 
to the positions of Clerk, Sergeant at Arms, Door- 
keeper, and Postmaster. 

Page 6 

Notify Senate: House agreed to H. Res. 2, to 
inform the Senate that a quorum of the House had 
assembled and had elected Jim Wright, a Represent- 
ative from the State of Texas, Speaker, and Donnald 
K. Anderson, a citizen of the State of California, 
Clerk. 

Page 6 

Notify President: House agreed to H. Res. 3, pro- 
viding for a committee to notify the President of the 
assembly of the Congress. Subsequently, the Speaker 
appointed Representatives Foley and Michel to the 
committee on the part of the House. 

Page 6 

Inform President: House agreed to H. Res. 4, to 
inform the President of the United States of the 
election of Jim Wright, a Representative from the 
State of Texas, Speaker, and Donnald K. Anderson, 
a citizen of the State of California, Clerk. 

Page 6 

House Rules: By a yea-and-nay vote of 245 yeas to 
172 nays, Roll No. 5, the House agreed to H. Res. 
5, adopting the Rules of the House for the One 
Hundredth Congress. 

Paget 

Rejected the Lott motion to commit the resolu- 
tion to a special committee to be appointed by the 
Speaker with instructions to report the resolution 
back to the House within one legislative day with 
an amendment to prohibit legislation or amend- 
ments containing any provision to increase the mar- 



ginal tax rates for individuals or the top rate for 
businesses in the Tax Reform Act of 1986 (rejected 
by a yea-and-nay vote of 175 yeas to 240 nays, Roll 
No. 4). 

Page 17 

Agreed to order the previous question on the res- 
olution by a yea-and-nay vote of 236 yeas to 168 
nays, Roll No. 3 

Page 16 

Iran Arms Deals Investigation: It was made in 
order on Wednesday, January 7, or any day thereaf- 
ter, to consider in the House a resolution creating a 
Select Committee to Investigate Covert Arms Deals 
with Iran, if offered by Representative Foley; that 
the resolution be debatable for not to exceed one 
hour; and that the previous question be considered 
as ordered on the resolution without intervening 
motion. 

Page 18 

Minority Employees: House agreed to H. Res. 6, 
providing for the designation of certain minority 
employees. 

Page 18 

Meeting Hours: House agreed to H. Res. 7, pro- 
viding for the hour of meeting of the House. 

Page 19 

Oath of Office Authorization: House agreed to 
H. Res. 8, authorizing the Speaker or a deputy 
named by him to administer the oath of office to 
Representative-elect Brennan. Subsequently, the 
Speaker appointed Frank M. Coffin, Circuit Judge, 
First Judicial Circuit, United States Court of Ap- 
peals, to administer the oath. 

Page 19 

State of the Union: House agreed to H. Con. Res. 
1, providing for a joint session of Congress to re- 
ceive a message from the President on the State of 
the Union. 

Page 19 

Subsequently, it was made in order for the Speak- 
er to declare a recess at any time on Tuesday, Janu- 
ary 27, subject to the call of the Chair. 

Page 19 

Committee Elections: House agreed to the two 
following resolutions to designate committee mem- 
bership: 

H. Res. 9, designating majority membership on 
certain standing committees of the House; and 

Page 19 

H. Res. 10, designating minority membership on 
certain standing committees of the House. 

Page 20 

District Work Period: House agreed to H. Con. 
Res. 2, providing for a conditional adjournment of 
the House from January 8 to January 20, 1987. 

Page 20 



January 7, 1987 



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Presidential Messages: Read the following mes- 
sages from the President: 

Budget deferrals: Message wherein he reports seven 
new deferrals of budget authority totaling $5 billion 
and four revised deferrals totaling $5.1 billion — re- 
ferred to the Committee on Appropriations and or- 
dered printed (H. Doc. 100-5); 

Page 22 

Budget rescissions: Message wherein he reports 73 
new rescission proposals totaling $5.8 billion — re- 
ferred to the Committee on Appropriations and or- 
dered printed (H. Doc. 100-6); and 

Page 22 

Budget: Message wherein he transmits the Budget 
of the United States Government for fiscal year 
1988 — referred to the Committee on Appropriations 
and ordered printed (H. Doc. 100-11). The accom- 
panying papers (recommendations for executive, 
legislative, and judicial salaries) were referred to the 
Committee on Appropriations and the Committee 
on Post Office and Civil Service and ordered print- 
ed as part 2 of the House document. 

Page 22 

District Work Period: House agreed to S. Con. 
Res. 1, providing for an adjournment of the Senate 
and the House of Representatives — clearing the 
measure. 

Page 95 

House Office Building Commission: The Speaker 
appointed Representatives Foly and Michel to serv- 
ice with himself as members of the House Office 
Building Commission. 

Page 95 

Appointments: Pursuant to the order of the House 
of October 18, 1986, the following appointments 
were made subsequent to the sine die adjournment 
of the 99th Congress: 

Commission To Prevent Infant Mortality: On Decem- 
ber 15, 1986, the Speaker appointed Representative 
Rowland as a member of the National Commission 
to prevent infant mortality on the part of the 
House; 

Page 96 

National Trust for Drug-Free Youth: On December 
15, 1986, the Speaker appointed James Shannon of 
Lawrence, Massachusetts, as a member of the Na- 
tional Trust for Drug-Free Youth; 

Page 96 

Commission on Civil Rights: On December 15, 1986, 
the Speaker appointed Mary Frances Berry of Wash- 
ington, D.C., as a member of the Commission on 
Civil Rights; 

Page 96 

Migration and Cooperative Economic Development: On 
December 29, 1986, the Speaker appointed the fol- 
lowing individuals to serve as members of the Com- 
mission for the Study of Migration and Cooperative 
Economic Development: Governor Toney Anaya of 



the State of New Mexico, Garner J. Cline of 
McLean, Virginia, and Timothy S. Healy of Wash- 
ington, D.C.; and 

Page 96 

Agricultural Workers Commission: On December 29, 
1986, the Speaker appointed the following individ- 
uals to serve as members of the Commission on Ag- 
ricultural Workers: Archibishop Roger Mahony of 
Los Angeles, California, and Dolores Huerta of 
Keene, California. 

Page 96 

Lobbyists: The compilation by the Clerk of the 
House and the Secretary of the Senate of all new 
registrations and reports for the third calendar quar- 
ter of 1986, and reports for the second calendar 
quarter of 1986 received too late to be previously 
published, that were filed by persons engaged in 
lobbying activities appears in this issue of the Con- 
gressional Record. 

Page 112 

Quorum Calls — Votes: One quorum call and four 
yea-and-nay votes developed during the proceedings 
of the House today and appear on pages 1, 2, 16, 17. 

Adjournment: Met at noon and adjourned at 6:25 
p.m. 

Committee Meetings 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on Rules: Met for organizational purposes. 

SURFACE TRANSPORTATION ACT AND 
UNIFORM RELOCATION ASSISTANCE ACT; 
COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on Ways and Means: Ordered reported 
amended the tax portions of H.R. 2, Surface Trans- 
portation and Uniform Relocation Assistance Act of 
1987. 

Prior to this action, the Committee met for orga- 
nizational purposes. 

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Wednesday, January 1, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

The Senate was not in session today. It will next 
meet on Monday, January 12, 1987, at 12 noon. 

Committee Meetings 

1988 Budget 

Committee on the Budget: Committee began hearings 
in preparation for reporting the first concurrent res- 



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olution on the fiscal year 1988 budget, receiving tes- 
timony from James C. Miller, Director, Office of 
Management and Budget. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 385 public bills, H.R. 101-438; 15 
private bills, H.R. 439-453; and 62 resolutions, HJ. 
Res. 42-78, H. Con. Res. 12-23, and H. Res. 23-25 
and H. Res. 28-37 were introduced. 

Page 854 

Reports Filed: Reports were filed as follows: 

H. Res. 26, to establish the Select Committee on 
Hunger, the Select Committee on Children, Youth 
and Families, and the Select Committee on Narcot- 
ics Abuse and Control (H. Rept. 100-1); and 

H. Res. 27, providing for the consideration of 
H.R. 1, to amend the Federal Water Pollution Con- 
trol Act to provide for the renewal of the quality of 
the Nation's waters (H. Rept. 100-2). 

Page 854 

Members Sworn: Representatives-elect Neal and 
Craig presented themselves in the Well of the 
House and were administered the oath of office by 
the Speaker. 

Page 817 

Oath of Office Authorization: House agreed to 
H. Res. 25, authorizing the Speaker or a deputy 
named by him to administer the oath of office to 
Representative-elect Burton of California. Subse- 
quently, the Speaker appointed Representative Ed- 
wards of California to administer the oath. 

Page 820 

Iran Arms Sales Investigation: By a yea-and-nay 
vote of 416 yeas to 2 nays, Roll No. 6, the House 
agreed to H. Res. 12, creating a Select Committee 
to Investigate Covert Arms Transactions with Iran. 

Page 821 

Subsequently, the Speaker appointed the follow- 
ing Members to serve on the select committee: Rep- 
resentatives Hamilton (Chairman), Fascell (vice 
Chairman), Foley, Rodino, Brooks, Stokes, Aspin, 
Boland, Jenkins, Cheney, Broomfield, Hyde, Cour- 
ter, McCollum, and DeWine. 

Page 832 

Quorum Calls — Votes: One yea-and-nay vote de- 
veloped during the proceedings of the House today 
and appears on page 831. There were no quorum 
calls. 

Adjournment: Met at noon and adjourned at 2:38 
p.m. 



Committee Meetings 

SELECT COMMITTEES 

Committee on Rules: Ordered reported H. Res. 26, to 
establish the Select Committee on Hunger, the 
Select Committee on Children, Youth and Families, 
and the Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and 
Control. Testimony was heard from Representatives 
Miller of California, Leland, Rangel, Coats, Rouke- 
ma, and Gilman. 

WATER QUALITY ACT 

Committee on Rules: Granted a rule providing for con- 
sideration of H.R. 1, to amend the Federal Water 
Pollution Control Act to provide for the renewal of 
the quality of the Nation's waters, in the House. 
The rule provides for one hour of debate and one 
motion to recommit. Testimony was heard from 
Chairman Howard, and Representatives Roe, 
Boggs, Tauzin, Hammerschmidt, Stangeland, Living- 
ston, and Petri. 

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Thursday, January 8, 1987 



Senate 



Chamber Action 

The Senate was not in session today. It will next 
meet on Monday, January 12, 1987, at 12 noon. 



Committee Meetings 

1988 BUDGET 

Committee on the Budget: Committee continued hear- 
ings in preparation for reporting the first concurrent 
resolution on the fiscal year 1988 budget, receiving 
testimony from James Baker, Secretary, Department 
of the Treasury. 

Hearings continue on Tuesday, January 13. 



House of Representatives 



Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 103 public bills, H.R. 501-524 and 
H.R. 530-608; 8 private bills, H.R. 525-529, and 
H.R. 609-611; and 14 resolutions, H.J. Res. 79-84, 



January 12, 1987 



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H. Con. Res. 24-25, and H. Res. 39-44 were intro- 
duced. 

Page 1071 

Report Filed: One report was filed as follows: H. 
Res. 38, providing for the consideration of H.R. 2, 
to authorize construction of highways, for highway 
safety programs, and for mass transportation pro- 
grams, and to expand and improve the relocation as- 
sistance program (H. Rept. 100-3). 

Page 1070 

Member Sworn: Representative-elect Davis pre- 
sented himself in the Well of the House and was ad- 
ministered the oath of office by the Speaker. 

Page 976 

Committee Elections: House agreed to H. Res. 39, 
electing Members to certain standing committees of 
the House. 

Page 983 

Water Quality: By a yea-and-nay vote of 406 yeas 
to 8 nays, Roll No. 8, the House passed H.R. 1, to 
amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to 
provide for the renewal of the quality of the Na- 
tion's waters. 

Page 983 

H. Res. 27, the rule under which the bill was con- 
sidered, was agreed to earlier by a voice vote. 
Agreed to order the previous question on the rule 
by a yea-and-nay vote of 286 yeas to 124 nays, Roll 
No. 7. 

Page 976 

Establishment of Select Committees: On a divi- 
sion of the question, the House agreed to H. Res. 
26, to establish the Select Committee on Hunger, 
the Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Fam- 
ilies, and the Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse 
and Control; by agreeing to title I (Select Commit- 
tee on Hunger) by a yea-and-nay vote of 312 yeas to 
89 nays, Roll No. 9, title II (Select Committee on 
Children, Youth, and Families) by a voice vote, and 
title III (Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and 
Control) by a voice vote. 

Page 1034 

Legislative Program: The Majority Leader an- 
nounced the legislative program for the week of 
January 19. 

Page 1054 

Meeting Hour: Agreed that the House will meet at 
noon on Thursday, January 22. 

Page 1055 

Quorum Calls — Votes: Three yea-and-nay votes 
developed during the proceedings of the House 
today and appear on pages 982, 1033, 1054. There 
were no quorum calls. 



Adjournment: Met at noon and, pursuant to the 
provisions of S. Con. Res. 1, adjourned at 4:38 p.m. 
until noon on Tuesday, January 20. 



Committee Meetings 

BUDGET PROPOSALS 

Committee on the Budget: Held a hearing on the Ad- 
ministration's fiscal year 1988 budget proposals, with 
emphasis on agriculture. Testimony was heard from 
Richard Lyng, Secretary of Agriculture. 

SURFACE TRANSPORTATION AND 
UNIFORM RELOCATION ASSISTANCE ACT 

Committee on Rules: Granted a rule providing for con- 
sideration in the House of H.R. 2, Surface Trans- 
portation and Uniform Relocation Assistance Act of 
1987, and waiving all points of order against the bill 
and its consideration. Provides eighty minutes of 
debate. Provides a new Title V as continued in the 
report to accompany this resolution. The previous 
question shall be considered as ordered in the reso- 
lution. The rule provides one motion to recommit. 
Testimony was heard from Representatives Howard, 
Anderson, Rostenkowski, Williams, McCurdy, Mor- 
rison of Connecticut, Stallings, Hammerschmidt, 
Shuster, Shaw, Duncan, Skeen, Hansen, Vucano- 
vich, and Nielson of Utah. 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Select Committee to Investigate Covert Arms Deals with 
Iran: Met for organizational purposes. 

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Monday, January 12, 1987 



Senate 

Chamber Action 

Routine Proceedings, pages 1118-1181 

Measures Introduced: Twenty-one bills were intro- 
duced, as follows: S. 284-304. 

Page 1150 

Measure Passed: 

Joint Session: Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 1, 
providing for a joint session of Congress on Tues- 
day, January 27, 1987, at 9 p.m., to receive a mes- 
sage from the President of the United States on the 
State of the Union. 

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Appointments: 

Select Committee on Secret Military Assistance to 
Iran and the Nicaraguan Opposition — Majority: 
The Presiding Officer, on behalf of the President 
pro tempore, pursuant to the provisions of S. Res. 
23, 100th Congress, 1st Session, appointed Senators 
Inouye (Chairman), Mitchell, Nunn, Sarbanes, 
Heflin, and Boren to the Select Committee on 
Secret Military Assistance to Iran and the Nicara- 
guan Opposition. 

Page 1139 

Select Committee on Intelligence — Majority: The 
Presiding Officer, on behalf of the President pro 
tempore, in accordance with S. Res. 400, 94th Con- 
gress, and S. Res. 4, 95th Congress, appointed Sena- 
tors Boren, Leahy, Bentsen, Nunn, Hollings, Brad- 
ley, DeConcini, and Cranston to the Select Commit- 
tee on Intelligence. 

Page 1139 

Joint Committee on Taxation: The Presiding Offi- 
cer announced the appointment of Senators Matsu- 
naga and Moynihan to the Joint Committee on Tax- 
ation. 

Page 1139 

Joint Economic Committee: The Presiding Officer, 
on behalf of the Vice President, pursuant to section 
1024 of title 15, United States Code, appointed Sena- 
tors Melcher and Bingaman to the Joint Economic 
Committee. 

Page 1139 

Select Committee on Secret Military Assistance to 
Iran and the Nicaraguan Opposition — Minority: 
The Presiding Officer, on behalf of the President 
pro tempore, pursuant to the provisions of S. Res. 
23, 100th Congress, 1st Session, appointed Senators 
Rudman, McClure, Hatch, Cohen, and Trible to the 
Select Committee on Secret Military Assistance to 
Iran and the Nicaraguan Opposition. 

Page 1139 

Select Committee on Intelligence — Minority: The 
Presiding Officer, on behalf of the President pro 
tempore, in accordance with S. Res. 400, 94th Con- 
gress, and S. Res. 4, 95th Congress, appointed Sena- 
tors Cohen, Roth, Hatch, Murkowski, Specter, 
Hecht, and Warner to the Select Committee on In- 
telligence. 

Page 1139 

Nominations Received: Senate received the fol- 
lowing nominations: 

4 Army nominations in the rank of general. 

10 Navy nominations in the rank of admiral. 

50 Air Force nominations in the rank of general. 

24 Marine Corps nominations in the rank of gen- 
eral. 

3 Coast Guard nominations in the rank of admi- 
ral. 



Routine lists of Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine 
Corps and Coast Guard nominations. 

Page 1181 

Messages From the President: Page 1148 

Messages From the House: Page 1148 

Measures Ordered Placed on Calendar: Page 1148 

Communications: Page n 48 

Statements on Introduced Bills: Page nso 

Additional Cosponsors: Page 1165 

Notices of Hearings: Page 1165 

Additional Statements: Page 1165 

Adjournment: Senate met at 12 noon, and ad- 
journed at 6:11 p.m., until 2 p.m., on Tuesday, Janu- 
ary 13, 1987. (For Senate program, see the remarks 
of Senator Byrd in today's Record on page 1181.) 



Committee Meetings 



COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Committee met in closed 
session to consider the proposed committee budget, 
but did not take final action thereon, and recessed 
subject to call. 

NATIONAL SECURITY STRATEGY 

Committee on Armed Services: Committee held hearings 
to review the national security strategy of the 
United States, receiving testimony from Caspar W. 
Weinberger, Secretary, Department of Defense. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

SUBCOMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS 

Committee on Armed Services: Committee announced 
the following subcommittee assignments: 

Subcommittee on Strategic Forces and Nuclear Deter- 
rence: Senators Exon (Chairman), Stennis, Levin, 
Kennedy, Bingaman, Glenn, Thurmond, Hum- 
phrey, Cohen, Quayle, and Wilson. 

Subcommittee on Conventional Forces and Alliance De- 
fense: Senators Levin (Chairman), Dixon, Glenn, 
Gore, Wirth, Shelby, Quayle, Thurmond, Cohen, 
Wilson, and Gramm. 

Subcommittee on Projection Forces and Regional De- 
fense: Senators Kennedy (Chairman), Stennis, Exon, 
Gore, Shelby, Cohen, Humphrey, Symms, and 
McCain. 

Subcommittee on Defense Industry and Technology: 
Senators Bingaman (Chairman), Gore, Dixon, 
Wirth, Gramm, Quayle, and Symms. 

Subcommittee on Readiness. Sustainability and Support: 
Senators Dixon (Chairman), Stennis, Levin, Binga- 
man, Wirth, Humphrey, Thurmond, Gramm, and 
McCain. 



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Subcommittee on Manpower and Personnel: Senators 
Glenn (Chairman), Exon, Kennedy, Shelby, Wilson, 
Symms, and McCain. 

NATIONAL HEALTH GOALS 

Committee on Labor and Human Resources: Committee 
held hearings to review health care programs, focus- 
ing on health promotion and disease prevention, 
access to essential care, reasonable prices and rea- 
sonable costs, and the access of the elderly to health 
care, receiving testimony from Joseph A. Califano, 
Jr., Dewey, Ballantine, Bushby, Palmer, and Wood, 
former Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, 
Robert M. Ball, Center for Study of Social Policy, 
former Commissioner of Social Security, and Sara 
Rosenbaum, Children's Defense Fund, all of Wash- 
ington, DC; Stuart H. Altman, Florence Heller 
Graduate School, Waltham, Massachusetts; David R. 
Smith, Brownsville Community Health Center, 
Brownsville, Texas; Joshua Lederberg, Rockefeller 
University, New York, New York; Mr. and Mrs. 
John Muir, Hyattsville, Maryland; Helen Green, 
Memphis, Tennessee; Connie Gates, Johnston, 
Pennsylvania; and Ruth Dugan, Pittsburgh, Pennsyl- 
vania. 

Committee will meet again tomorrow. 

SUBCOMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS 

Committee on Labor and Human Resources: Committee 
announced the following subcommittee assignments: 

Subcommittee on Labor: Senators Metzenbaum 
(Chairman), Matsunaga, Harkin, Mikulski, Kennedy 
(ex officio), Quayle, Humphrey, Stafford, and 
Hatch (ex officio). 

Subcommittee on Education, Arts and Humanities: Sen- 
ators Pell (Chairman), Metzenbaum, Matsunaga, 
Dodd, Simon, Mikulski, Kennedy (ex officio), Staf- 
ford, Hatch, Quayle, Thurmond, and Weicker. 

Subcommittee on Employment and Productivity: Sena- 
tors Simon (Chairman), Harkin, Adams, Mikulski, 
Kennedy (ex officio), Humphrey, Hatch, and 
Quayle. 

Subcommittee on Handicapped; Senators Harkin 
(Chairman), Metzenbaum, Simon, Adams, Kennedy 
(ex officio), Weicker, Stafford, Cochran, and Hatch 
(ex officio). 

Subcommittee on Children, Family, Drugs and Alcohol- 
ism: Senators Dodd (Chairman), Pell, Harkin, 
Adams, Kennedy (ex officio), Thurmond, Cochran, 
and Hatch. 

Subcommittee on Aging: Senators Matsunaga (Chair- 
man), Pell, Metzenbaum, Dodd, Kennedy (ex offi- 
cio), Cochran, Thurmond, Weicker, and Hatch (ex 
officio). 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

The House was not in session today. Its next 
meeting will be held at noon on Tuesday, January 
20. 

Committee Meetings 

No committee meetings were held today. 



Joint Meeting 

DECEMBER EMPLOYMENT 

Joint Economic Committee: On Friday, January 9, the 
committee held hearings to review the employ- 
ment/unemployment situation for December 1986, 
receiving testimony from Janet L. Norwood, Com- 
missioner, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Department of 
Labor. 

Committee recessed subject to call. 

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Tuesday, January 13, 1987 



Senate 



Chamber Action 

Routine Proceedings, pages 1210-1249 

Measures Introduced: Four bills and one resolu- 
tion were introduced, as follows: S. 305-308, and S. 

Res. 54. Page 1230 

Measure Passed: 

Honoring the Giants Championship: Senate 
agreed to S. Res. 54, honoring the Giants for their 
championship season and wishing them well in the 
upcoming Super Bowl. Page 1219 

Messages From the President: Senate received the 
following messages from the President of the 
United States: 

Received on January 5, 1987, during the adjourn- 
ment: 

Reporting 73 new rescission proposals totaling 
$5,839,301,314, three new deferrals of budget author- 
ity totaling $28,716,462, and three revised deferrals 
of budget authority now totaling $34,850,024; which 
was referred jointly to the Committee on Agricul- 
ture, Nutrition, and Forestry, the Committee on Ap- 
propriations, the Committee on the Budget, the 
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Af- 
fairs, the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
Transportation, the Committee on Energy and Natu- 



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January 13, 1987 



ral Resources, the Committee on Environment and 
Public Works, the Committee on Finance, the Com- 
mittee on Foreign Relations, the Committee on 
Governmental Affairs, the Committee on the Judici- 
ary, the Committee on Labor and Human Re- 
sources, and the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. 

(PM-2) Page 333 

Requesting that the Senate give advice and con- 
sent, subject to certain conditions, to two pending 
treaties that have significant implications for West- 
ern security: the Threshold Test Ban Treaty and the 
Peaceful Nuclear Explosions Treaty; which was re- 
ferred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. 

(PM-3) Page 1225 

Measures Ordered Placed on Calendar: Page 1226 

Petitions and Memorials: Page 1228 

Communications: Page 1226 

Statements on Introduced Bills: Page 1230 

Additional Cosponsors: Page 1238 



Notices of Hearings: 
Additional Statements: 



Page 1239 
Page 1239 

Recess: Senate convened at 2 p.m., and recessed at 
3:50 p.m., until 10 a.m., on Wednesday, January 14, 
1987. 

Committee Meetings 

NATIONAL SECURITY STRATEGY 

Committee on Armed Services: Committee continued 
hearings to review the national security strategy of 
the United States, receiving testimony from Zbig- 
niew Brzezinski, former Assistant to the President 
for National Security Affairs, and on a conceptual 
framework for strategy-making, receiving testimony 
from Gregory D. Foster, Institute for National Stra- 
tegic Studies, National Defense University; Col. 
Arthur F. Lykke, Jr., USA (Ret.), Army War Col- 
lege; Robert S. Wood, Center for Naval Warfare 
Studies, Naval War College; and Col. Dennis M. 
Drew, USAF, Air Power Research Institute, Air 
University. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING 

Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: 
Committee held an organizational business meeting 
where it took the following action: 

Ordered favorably reported an original resolution 
requesting $1,760,000 in operating expenses of the 
committee; 

Adopted the committee rules of procedure for the 
100th Congress; and 

Announced the following majority subcommittee 
assignments: 



Subcommittee on Housing and Urban Affairs: Senators 
Cranston (Chairman), Riegle, Sarbanes, Dodd, 
Dixon, Sasser, 

Subcommittee on International Finance and Monetary 
Policy: Senators Sarbanes (Chairman), Proxmire, 
Dixon, Sanford, Graham, 

Subcommittee on Securities: Senators Riegle (Chair- 
man), Proxmire, Cranston, Sasser, Sanford, Shelby, 

Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs: Senators Dodd 
(Chairman), Shelby, Graham. 

1988 BUDGET 

Committee on the Budget: Committee resumed hearings 
in preparation for reporting the first concurrent res- 
olution on the fiscal year 1988 budget, receiving tes- 
timony from Caspar W. Weinberger, Secretary of 
Defense. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

WORLD ECONOMY— TRADE 

Committee on Finance: Committee began hearings on 
the world economy and trade issues, focusing on a 
U.S. response to the international trade deficit, re- 
ceiving testimony from Robert Strauss, Akin, Gump, 
Strauss, Hauer & Feld, Washington, DC, and 
former U.S. Special Trade Representative. 
Hearings continue on Thursday, January 15. 

TEST BAN TREATY 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee began 
hearings on a Treaty between the United States of 
America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics 
on Underground Nuclear Explosions for Peaceful 
Purposes, and the Protocol thereto, signed in Wash- 
ington and Moscow on May 28, 1976 (EX.N, 94th 
Cong., 2nd Sess.), and the Threshold Test Ban 
Treaty and the Peaceful Nuclear Explosions Treaty, 
signed in Moscow on July 3, 1974 receiving testimo- 
ny from H. Allen Holmes, Assistant Secretary of 
State for Politico-Military Affairs; James H. McNal- 
ly, Deputy Assistant Director, Bureau of Verifica- 
tion and Intelligence, U.S. Arms Control and Disar- 
mament Agency; Robert B. Barker, Assistant to the 
Secretary of Defense for Atomic Energy; Sylvester 
R. Foley, Assistant Secretary for Defense Programs, 
Department of Energy; and Lt. Gen. Dale A. 
Vesser, USA, Director for Strategic Plans and 
Policy, Joint Chiefs of Staff. 

The committee also met in closed session to dis- 
cuss verification of the aforementioned treaties from 
Mr. Barker, and representatives of the intelligence 
community. 

Hearings continue on Thursday, January 15. 

NATIONAL GOALS— EMPLOYMENT AND 
POVERTY 

Committee on Labor and Human Resources: Committee 
held hearings to review the state of employment in 



January 14, 1987 



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America, receiving testimony from Senator Simon; 
William E. Brock, Secretary of Labor; Thomas Don- 
ahue, AFL-CIO, Washington, DC; Bishop Joseph 
Sullivan, National Catholic Conference of Bishops, 
and Michael Harrington, both of New York, New 
York; Barry Bluestone, University of Massachusetts, 
Boston, Massachusetts; and Karen Nussbaum, Na- 
tional Association of Working Women, Cleveland, 
Ohio. 

Committee will meet again tomorrow. 



House of Representatives 

Cha m ber A ctio n 

The House was not in session today. Its next 
meeting will be held at noon on Tuesday, January 
20. 

Committee Meetings 

No committee meetings were held today. 
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Wednesday, January 14, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

Routine Proceedings, pages 1250-1363 

Measures Introduced: Seven bills and eight resolu- 
tions were introduced, as follows: S. 309-315, S.J. 
Res. 18-19, S. Con. Res. 7, and S. Res. 55-59. 

Page 1306 

Measures Reported: Reports were made as follows: 

S. Res. 55, authorizing expenditures by the Com- 
mittee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. 
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Adminis- 
tration. 

S. Res. 56, authorizing expenditures by the Com- 
mittee on Energy and Natural Resources. Referred 
to the Committee on Rules and Administration. 

S. Res. 57, authorizing expenditures by the Com- 
mittee on Armed Services. Referred to the Commit- 
tee on Rules and Administration. 

S. Res. 58, authorizing expenditures by the Com- 
mittee on Appropriations. Referred to the Commit- 
tee on Rules and Administration. 

Page 1306 

Water Quality Act of 1987: Senate began consider- 
ation of H.R. 1, to amend the Federal Water Pollu- 
tion Control Act, to provide for the renewal of the 
quality of the Nation's waters, with an amendment 
proposed thereto, as follows: 

Page 1260 



Dole Amendment No. 1, in the nature of a substi- 
tute. 

Page 1292 

A unanimous-consent agreement was reached pro- 
viding for further consideration of the bill and 
amendments proposed thereto. 

Page 1291 
Page 1306 
Page 1330 
Page 1331 
Page 1358 
Page 1358 
Page 1359 



Statements on Introduced Bills: 
Additional Cosponsors: 
Amendments Submitted: 
Notices of Hearings: 
Committee Authority To Meet: 
Additional Statements: 



Adjournment: Senate convened at 10 a.m., and ad- 
journed at 4:40 p.m., until 12 noon, on Friday, Janu- 
ary 16, 1987. (For Senate program, see the remarks 
of Senator Byrd in today's Record on page 1363.) 

Committee Meetings 

ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING 

Committee on Appropriations: Committee held an orga- 
nizational business meeting where it took the fol- 
lowing action: 

Ordered favorably reported an original resolution 
(S. Res. 58) requesting $4,119,856 in operating ex- 
penses of the committee for 1987; and 

Adopted the committee rules of procedure for the 
100th Congress. 

Also, the committee announced the following sub- 
committee assignments: 

Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development and 
Related Agencies: Senators Burdick (Chairman), Sten- 
nis, Chiles, Sasser, Bumpers, Harkin, Cochran, 
McClure, Kasten, Specter, and Grassley. 

Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, State, the Judiciary, 
and Related Agencies: Senators Hollings (Chairman), 
Inouye, Bumpers, Chiles, Lautenberg, Sasser, 
Rudman, Stevens, Weicker, Hatfield, and Kasten. 

Subcommittee on Defense: Senators Stennis (Chair- 
man), Proxmire, Inouye, Hollings, Chiles, Johnston, 
Byrd, Leahy, Sasser, DeConcini, Stevens, Weicker, 
Garn, McClure, Kasten, D'Amato, Rudman, and 
Cochran. 

Subcommittee on the District of Columbia: Senators 
Harkin (Chairman), Lautenberg, Reid, Nickles, and 
Grassley. 

Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development: Sen- 
ators Johnston (Chairman), Stennis, Byrd, Hollings, 
Burdick, Sasser, DeConcini, Hatfield, McClure, 
Garn, Cochran, Domenici, and Specter. 

Subcommittee on Foreign Operations: Senators Inouye 
(Chairman), Johnston, Leahy, DeConcini, Lauten- 
berg, Harkin, Mikulski, Kasten, Hatfield, D'Amato, 
Rudman, Specter, and Nickles. 



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Subcommittee on HUD-Independent Agencies: Senators 
Proxmire (Chairman), Stennis, Leahy, Johnston, 
Lautenberg, Mikulski, Gam, D'Amato, Domenici, 
Grassley, and Nickles. 

Subcommittee on the Interior and Related Agencies: 
Senators Byrd (Chairman), Johnston, Leahy, DeCon- 
cini, Burdick, Bumpers, Hollings, Reid, McClure, 
Stevens, Garn, Cochran, Rudman, Weicker, and 
Nickles. 

Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, 
Education, and Related Agencies: Senators Chiles 
(Chairman), Byrd, Proxmire, Hollings, Burdick, 
Inouye, Harkin, Bumpers, Weicker, Hatfield, Ste- 
vens, Rudman, Specter, McClure, and Domenici. 

Subcommittee on the Legislative Branch: Senators 
Bumpers (Chairman), Mikulski, Reid, Grassley, and 
Hatfield. 

Subcommittee on Military Construction: Senators 
Sasser (Chairman), Inouye, Proxmire, Reid, Specter, 
Garn, and Stevens. 

Subcommittee on Transportation and Related Agencies: 
Senators Lautenberg (Chairman), Stennis, Byrd, 
Chiles, Harkin, D'Amato, Cochran, Kasten, and 
Weicker. 

Subcommittee on the Treasury, Postal Service, and Gen- 
eral Government: Senators DeConcini (Chairman), 
Proxmire, Mikulski, Domenici, and D'Amato. 

COMMITTEE BUDGET 

Committee on Armed Services: Committee ordered fa- 
vorably reported an original resolution (S. Res. 57) 
requesting $2,271,039 in operating expenses of the 
committee for 1987. 

NATIONAL SECURITY STRATEGY 

Committee on Armed Services: Committee continued 
hearings to review the national security strategy of 
the United States, receiving testimony from James 
R. Schlesinger, former Secretary of Defense, Secre- 
tary of Energy, and Director of the Central Intelli- 
gence Agency. 

Also, the committee held closed hearings on the 
use of operational gaming and simulation to assist 
strategy making, receiving testimony from Col. 
Edward C. Kielkopf, USA, Director, Center for 
Land Warfare, Army War College; Capt. Joseph S. 
Hurlburt, USN, Director, War Gaming Depart- 
ment, and Orville E. Hay, Director, Global War 
Game and Advanced Concepts Department, both of 
the Center for Naval Warfare Studies, Naval War 
College; Col. C.A. Pappas, USAF, Director, Air 
Force War Gaming Center, Air University, and 
Colonel James Sims, USMC, Chief, Politico-Military 
Analysis Division, Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. 

Committee will meet again Tuesday, January 20. 



1988 BUDGET 

Committee on the Budget: Committee continued hear- 
ings in preparation for reporting the first concurrent 
resolution on the fiscal year 1988 budget, receiving 
testimony from William J. Bennett, Secretary of 
Education. 

Hearings continue on Friday, January 23. 

ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING 

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Committee 
held an organizational business meeting, where it 
took the following action: 

Ordered favorably reported an original resolution 
(S. Res. 56) requesting $2,405,168 in operating ex- 
penses of the committee for 1987; 

Adopted a revision to the committee rules of pro- 
cedure for the 100th Congress; and 

Announced the following subcommittee assign- 
ments: 

Subcommittee on Energy Regulation and Conservation: 
Senators Metzenbaum (Chairman), Bradley, Binga- 
man, Fowler, Nickles, Weicker, and Evans. 

Subcommittee on Research and Development: Senators 
Ford (Chairman), Fowler (Vice Chairman), Bump- 
ers, Metzenbaum, Melcher, Domenici, Evans, 
Weicker, and Hecht. 

Subcommittee on Mineral Resources Development and 
Production: Senators Melcher (Chairman), Wirth 
(Vice Chairman), Ford, Bingaman, Conrad, Hecht, 
Nickles, Wallop, and Murkowski. 

Subcommittee on Public Lands, National Parks, and 
Forests: Senators Bumpers (Chairman), Bingaman 
(Vice Chairman), Melcher, Bradley, Wirth, Fowler, 
Conrad, Wallop, Weicker, Hatfield, Domenici, 
Murkowski, and Hecht. 

Subcommittee on Water and Power: Senators Bradley 
(Chairman), Conrad (Vice Chairman), Bumpers, 
Ford, Metzenbaum, Wirth, Evans, Hatfield, Mur- 
kowski, Wallop, and Nickles. 

U.S. POLICY TOWARD IRAN 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee began 
hearings on recent developments in United States 
relations with Iran, focusing on the United States 
posture toward Iran, the strategic and foreign policy 
consequences of the administration's recent arms 
sales to Iran, what are appropriate and inappropriate 
roles for making foreign and national security policy 
in the executive branch, receiving testimony from 
Cyrus Vance, former Secretary of State. 
Hearings continue on Friday, January 16. 

ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING 

Committee on the Judiciary: Committee held an organi- 
zational business meeting where it took the follow- 
ing action: 



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Ordered favorably reported an original resolution 
(S. Res. ) requesting $4,373,629 in operating ex- 
penses of the committee for 1987; and 

Announced the following subcommittee assign- 
ments: 

Subcommittee on Antitrust, Monopolies and Business 
Rights; Senators Metzenbaum (Chairman), DeCon- 
cini, Heflin, Simon, Kennedy, Thurmond, Specter, 
Humphrey, and Hatch. 

Subcommittee on the Constitution: Senators Simon 
(Chairman), Metzenbaum, DeConcini, Kennedy, 
Specter, and Hatch. 

Subcommittee on Courts and Administrative Practice: 
Senators Heflin (Chairman), Metzenbaum, DeCon- 
cini, Grassley, and Thurmond. 

Subcommittee on Immigration and Refugee Affairs: 
Senators Kennedy (Chairman), Simon, and Simpson. 

Subcommittee on Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks: 
Senators DeConcini (Chairman), Kennedy, Leahy, 
Heflin, Hatch, Simpson, and Grassley. 

Subcommittee on Technology and the Law: Senators 
Leahy (Chairman), DeConcini, and Humphrey. 



NATIONAL GOALS— EDUCATION 

Committee on Labor and Human Resources: Committee 
held hearings to review the future course of educa- 
tion in America, focusing on what is happening in 
America's classrooms, receiving testimony from Wil- 
liam J. Bennett, Secretary of Education; Shin Mura- 
kami, Winston Churchill High School, Potomac, 
Maryland; Lewis M. Branscomb, John F. Kennedy 
School of Government, Harvard University, Cam- 
bridge, Massachusetts; Mary Hatwood Futrell, Na- 
tional Education Association, and Robert Taggart, 
Remediation and Training Institute, both of Wash- 
ington, DC; Jacqueline Vaughn, Chicago Teachers 
Union, Chicago, Illinois, representing the American 
Federation of Teachers; Robert F. Wagner, Jr., New 
York City Board of Education, New York, New 
York; David C. Knapp, University of Massachusetts, 
Amherst, on behalf of the Massachusetts Corpora- 
tion for Educational Telecommunications; Mayor 
Raymond Flynn, Boston, Massachusetts; and Paul E. 
Barton, National Assessment of Educational 
Progress, Princeton, New Jersey. 

Committee will meet again tomorrow. 



INTELLIGENCE MATTERS 

Select Committee on Intelligence: Committee held closed 
hearings on intelligence matters, receiving testimony 
from officials of the intelligence community. 
Committee recessed subject to call. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

The House was not in session today. Its next 
meeting will be held at noon on Tuesday, January 
20. 

Committee Meetings 

No committee meetings were held today. 
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Friday, January 16, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

Routine Proceedings, pages 1366-1419 

Measures Introduced: Seven bills and fourteen res- 
olutions were introduced, as follows: S. 316-322, 
S. Con. Res. 8-9, and S. Res. 60-71. 

Page 1381 

Measures Reported: Reports were made as follows: 

S. Res. 60, authorizing expenditures by the Com- 
mittee on Foreign Relations. Referred to the Com- 
mittee on Rules and Administration. 

S. Res. 61, authorizing expenditures by the Com- 
mittee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. 
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Adminis- 
tration. 

S. Res. 63, authorizing expenditures by the Select 
Committee on Intelligence. Referred to the Com- 
mittee on Rules and Administration. 

S. Res. 64, authorizing expenditures by the Com- 
mittee on the Judiciary. Referred to the Committee 
on Rules and Administration. 

S. Res. 65, authorizing expenditures by the Special 
Committee on Aging. Referred to the Committee 
on Rules and Administration. 

S. Res. 66, authorizing expenditures by the Com- 
mittee on Small Business. Referred to the Commit- 
tee on Rules and Administration. 

S. Res. 67, authorizing expenditures by the Com- 
mittee on Environment and Public Works. Referred 
to the Committee on Rules and Administration. 

S. Res. 68, authorizing expenditures by the Com- 
mittee on Veterans' Affairs. Referred to the Com- 
mittee on Rules and Administration. 

S. Res. 69, authorizing expenditures by the Com- 
mittee on the Budget. Referred to the Committee 
on Rules and Administration. 

S. Res. 70, authorizing expenditures by the Select 
Committee on Indian Affairs. Referred to the Com- 
mittee on Rules and Administration. 



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S. Res. 71, authorizing expenditures by the Com- 
mittee on Finance. Referred to the Committee on 
Rules and Administration. 

Page 1381 

Measures Passed: 

Commending the Denver Broncos: Senate agreed 
to S. Res. 59, commending the superior achieve- 
ments of the Denver Broncos organization. 

Page 1376 

Recognizing Paul Nitze: Senate agreed to S. Res. 
62, recognizing Paul H. Nitze on his 80th Birthday. 

Page 1376 

Water Quality Act of 1987: Senate continued con- 
sideration of H.R. 1, to amend the Federal Water 
Pollution Control Act, to provide for the renewal of 
the quality of the Nation's waters, with an amend- 
ment thereto, as follows: 

Page 1380 

Dole Amendment No. 1, in the nature of a substi- 
tute, on which the yeas and nays have been ordered. 

Page 1242 

A unanimous-consent order was entered provid- 
ing for 3 hours of debate on Amendment No. 1. 

Page 1419 

Senate will continue consideration of the bill and 
the amendment proposed thereto on Tuesday, Janu- 
ary 20, 1987. 

Correction of Enrollment — Agreement: A unani- 
mous-consent agreement was reached providing for 
the consideration of H. Con. Res. 24, to make a cor- 
rection in the enrollment of H.R. 1 (listed above), 
relating to phosphate fertilizer effluent limitation, 
on Wednesday, January 21, with a vote to occur 
thereon. 

Page 1419 

Appointments: 

United States Senate Arms Control Observer 
Group: The Presiding Officer, on behalf of the 
President pro tempore, in accordance with S. Res. 
30, announced the appointment by the Majority 
Leader of Senators Nunn (Co-Chairman), Pell (Co- 
Chairman), Kennedy, Moynihan, Gore, and Byrd 
(ex officio) as members of the United States Senate 
Arms Control Observer Group. 

Page 1419 

Commission on Education of the Deaf: The Pre- 
siding Officer, on behalf of the President pro tem- 
pore, in accordance with section 301(b)(1)(D) of 
Public Law 99-371, appointed Ms. Gertrude Gallo- 
way, of Maryland, to the Commission on Education 
of the Deaf. 

Page 1419 

United States Commission on Civil Rights: The 
Presiding Officer, on behalf of the President pro 
tempore, in accordance with section 2(b)(1)(B) of 
Public Law 98-183, appointed Blandina Cardenas 



Page 1381 
Page 1382 
Page 1405 
Page 1409 



Ramirez, of Texas, to the United States Commission 
on Civil Rights. 

Page 1419 

Authority for Committees: All committees were 
authorized to file reports until 5 p.m., today. 

Page 1419 

Measures Referred: 

Statements on Introduced Bills: 

Additional Cosponsors: 

Notices of Hearings: 

Additional Statements: Page 1409 

Adjournment: Senate convened at 12 noon and ad- 
journed at 1:55 p.m., until 2 p.m., on Tuesday, Janu- 
ary 20, 1987. (For Senate's program, see the remarks 
of Senator Byrd in today's Record on page 1419) 

Committee Meetings 

SUBCOMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS 

Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: On 
Thursday, January 15, the committee announced the 
following minority subcommittee assignments: 

Subcommittee on Housing and Urban Affairs: Senators 
D'Amato, Garn, Hecht, Heinz, and Bond. 

Subcommittee on International Finance and Monetary 
Policy: Senators Heinz, Garn, Armstrong, and 
Gramm. 

Subcommittee on Securities: Senators Armstrong, 
Bond, Chafee, D'Amato, and Hecht. 

Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs: Senators Gramm 
and Chafee. 

COMMITTEE BUDGET 

Committee on the Budget: Committee approved for re- 
porting an original resolution (S. Res. 69) request- 
ing $2,982,255 in operating expenses of the commit- 
tee for 1987. 

ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING 

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: On 
Thursday, January 15, the committee held an organi- 
zational meeting and took the following action: 

Ordered favorably reported an original resolution 
(S. Res. 61), requesting $3,322,736 in operating ex- 
penses of the committee for 1987; 

Adopted the committee rules of procedure for the 
100th Congress; and 

Announced the following subcommittee assign- 
ments: 

Aviation: Senators Ford (Chairman), Exon, 
Inouye, Kerry, Breaux, Kassebaum, Stevens, 
Kasten, and McCain. 

Communications: Senators Inouye (Chairman), Hol- 
lings, Ford, Gore, Exon, Kerry, Packwood, Pressler, 
Stevens, Wilson, and McCain. 



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Consumer: Senators Gore (Chairman), Ford, 
Breaux, McCain, and Kasten. 

Foreign Commerce and Tourism: Senators Rockefel- 
ler (Chairman), Hollings, Riegle, Bentsen, Trible, 
Packwood, and Wilson. 

Merchant Marine: Senators Bentsen (Chairman), 
Inouye, Breaux, Adams, Stevens, and Trible. 

Science, Technology, and Space: Senators Riegle 
(Chairman), Gore, Rockefeller, Bentsen, Kerry, 
Adams, Pressler, Kassebaum, Trible, and Wilson. 

Surface Transportation: Senators Exon (Chairman), 
Riegle, Rockefeller, Hollings, Adams, Kasten, Pack- 
wood, Pressler, and Kassebaum. 

National Ocean Policy Study: Senators Hollings 
(Chairman), Kerry (Vice Chairman), Inouye, Gore, 
Bentsen, Breaux, Adams, Danforth, Stevens, Pack- 
wood, Kasten, Trible, and Wilson. 

COMMITTEE BUDGET 

Committee on Environment and Public Works: On 
Thursday, January 15, the committee approved for 
reporting an original resolution (S. Res. 67) request- 
ing $2,447,791 in operating expenses of the commit- 
tee for 1987. 

WORLD ECONOMY— TRADE 

Committee on Finance: Committee resumed hearings 
on the world economy and trade issues, focusing on 
a U.S. response to the international trade deficit, re- 
ceiving testimony from Edmund T. Pratt, Jr., Pfizer, 
Inc., New York, New York, on behalf of the Emer- 
gency Committee for American Trade; and John 
Young, Hewlett-Packard Company, Palo Alto, Cali- 
fornia, on behalf of the President's Commission on 
Industrial Competitiveness. 

Hearings continue on Tuesday, January 20. 

COMMITTEE BUDGET 

Committee on Finance: On Thursday, January 15, the 
committee ordered favorably reported an original 
resolution (S. Res. 71) requesting $2,455,654 in oper- 
ating expenses of the committee for 1987. 

U.S. POLICY TOWARD IRAN 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee held open 
and closed hearings on recent developments in 
United States relations with Iran, focusing on the 
administration's recent arms sales to Iran, receiving 
testimony from Robert C. McFarlane, former Assist- 
ant to the President for National Security Affairs. 
Hearings continue on Friday, January 23. 

COMMITTEE BUDGET 

Committee on Foreign Relations: On Thursday, January 
15, the committee ordered favorably reported an 
original resolution (S. Res. 60) requesting $2,442,789 
in operating expenses of the committee for 1987. 



TEST BAN TREATIES 

Committee on Foreign Relations: On Thursday, January 
15, the committee concluded hearings on two trea- 
ties between the United States of America and the 
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on (1) the Limi- 
tation of Underground Nuclear Weapon Tests, and 
the Protocol thereto, known as the Threshold Test 
Ban Treaty (TTBT), signed in Moscow on July 3, 
1974, and (2) the Underground Nuclear Explosions 
for Peaceful Purposes, and the Protocol thereto, 
known as the Peaceful Nuclear Explosions Treaty 
(PNET), signed in Washington and Moscow on 
May 28, 1976 (EX N, 94th Cong., 2nd Sess.), after 
receiving testimony from Roger Batzel and Milo 
Nordyke, both of the Lawrence Livermore National 
Laboratories, Livermore, California; Siegfried S. 
Hecker, Los Alamos National Laboratories, Los 
Alamos, New Mexico; William Colby, former Di- 
rector, Central Intelligence Agency; Wolfgang K.H. 
Panofsky, Stanford University, Stanford, California; 
and Paul G. Richards, Columbia University, New 
York, New York. 

AIDS RESEARCH 

Committee on Labor and Human Resources: Committee 
held hearings to review Federal efforts in AIDS re- 
search, receiving testimony from Robert Windom, 
Assistant Secretary for Health, C. Everett Koop, 
U.S. Public Health Corps, and Anthony S. Fauci, 
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Dis- 
eases, and AIDS Coordinator, National Institutes of 
Health, all of the Department of Health and 
Human Services; David Baltimore, Director, White- 
head Institute for Biomedical Research, Massachu- 
setts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachu- 
setts, and Sheldon M. Wolff, Tufts University 
School of Medicine, Medford, Massachusetts, both 
of the National Academy of Sciences Committee on 
a National Strategy for AIDS; Jonathan M. Mann, 
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland; 
Brian Cunningham, Genetech Inc., San Francisco, 
California; and Samuel L. Katz, Duke University 
Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina. 

Committee will meet again on Tuesday, January 
20. 

BUSINESS MEETING 

Committee on Rules and Administration: On Thursday, 
January 15, the committee held an organizational 
meeting and took the following action: 

Ordered favorably reported an original resolution 
requesting $1,231,058 in operating expenses of the 
committee for 1987; and 

Adopted the committee rules of procedure for the 
100th Congress. 



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Also, the committee ordered favorably reported 
an original resolution to pay a gratuity to the survi- 
vor of a deceased Senate employee. 

COMMITTEE BUDGET 

Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Committee approved 
for reporting an original resolution (S. Res. 68) re- 
questing $907,901 in operating expenses of the com- 
mittee for 1987. 

COMMITTEE BUDGET 

Committee on Small Business: On Thursday, January 
15, the committee approved for reporting an origi- 
nal resolution (S. Res. 66) requesting $981,173 in op- 
erating expenses of the committee for 1987. 

COMMITTEE BUDGET 

Select Committee on Indian Affairs: Committee ap- 
proved for reporting an original resolution (S. Res. 
70) requesting $916,954 in operating expenses of the 
committee for 1987. 

COMMITTEE BUDGET 

Select Committee on Intelligence: Committee approved 
for reporting an original resolution (S. Res. 63) re- 
questing $1,926,804 in operating expenses of the 
committee for 1987. 

ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING 

Special Committee on Aging: On Thursday, January 15, 
the committee held an organizational meeting and 
took the following action: 

Ordered favorably reported an original resolution 
(S. Res. 65) requesting $1,077,424 in operating ex- 
penses of the committee for 1987; and 

Adopted committee rules of procedure for the 
100th Congress. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

The House was not in session today. Its next 
meeting will be held at noon on Tuesday, January 
20. 

Committee Meetings 

No committee meetings were held. 
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Tuesday, January 20, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

Routine Proceedings, pages 1437-1545 



Measures Introduced: Twenty-three bills and five 
resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 323-345, 
S.J. Res. 20-21, and S. Res. 72-74. 

Page 1471 

Measure Passed: 

Ranking Members of Senate Committees: Senate 
agreed to S. Res. 72, designating ranking members 
on certain Senate committees for the 100th Con- 
gress, as follows: 

Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forest- 
ry, Lugar; 

Committee on Appropriations, Hatfield; 

Committee on Armed Services, Warner; 

Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Af- 
fairs, Garn; 

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transpor- 
tation, Danforth; 

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, 
McClure; 

Committee on Environment and Public Works, 
Stafford; 

Committee on Finance, Packwood; 

Committee on Foreign Relations, Helms; 

Committee on Governmental Affairs, Roth; 

Committee on the Judiciary, Thurmond; and 

Committee on Labor and Human Resources; 
Hatch. 

Page 1460 

Water Quality Act of 1987: Senate continued con- 
sideration of H.R. 1, to amend the Federal Water 
Pollution Control Act, to provide for the renewal of 
the quality of the Nation's waters, with an amend- 
ment thereto, as follows: Page 1463 

Dole Amendment No. 1, in the nature of a substi- 
tute, on which the yeas and nays have been ordered. 

Page 1544 

A unanimous-consent agreement was reached pro- 
viding for 40 minutes of debate on the amendment. 

Senate will continue consideration of the bill and 
amendments proposed thereto on Wednesday, Janu- 
ary 21, and will complete action thereon. 

Page 1460 

Human Rights in the Soviet Union — Agreement: 

A unanimous-consent agreement was reached pro- 
viding for the consideration of S. Con. Res. 8, relat- 
ing to the current human rights policies of the 
Soviet Union, on Wednesday, January 21, with a 
vote to occur thereon. 

Page 1437 

Messages From the President: Senate received the 
following messages from the President of the 
United States: 

(1) Transmitting the report on the activities and 
accomplishments of the United States in aeronautics 
and space during calendar year 1985; which was re- 



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ferred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, 
and Transportation. (PM-4) 

(2) Transmitting the Fourteenth Annual Report 
on Advisory Committees for fiscal year 1985; which 
was referred to the Committee on Governmental 
Affairs. (PM-5) 

Page 1469 

Nominations Received: Senate received the fol- 
lowing nominations: 

Reena Raggi, to be United States District Judge 
for the Eastern District of New York. 

Frederick J. Hess, of Illinois, to be United States 
Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois. 

P. Raymond Lamonica, to be United States Attor- 
ney for the Middle District of Louisiana. 

O. Evans Denney, to be United States Marshal 
for the District of Delaware. 

Faith P. Evans, to be United States Marshal for 
the District of Hawaii. 

Blaine Skinner, to be United States Marshal for 
the District of Idaho. 

James L. Meyers, to be United States Marshal for 
the Middle District of Louisiana. 

Francis K. Peo, to be United States Marshal for 
the Northern District of New York. 

Stuart E. Earnest, to be United States Marshal for 
the Western District of Oklahoma. 

Eugene V. Marzullo, to be United States Marshal 
for the Western District of Pennsylvania. 

John T. Callery, to be United States Marshal for 
the Western District of Tennessee. 

J. Keith Gary, to be United States Marshal for the 
Eastern District of Texas. 

Eugene H. Davis, to be United States Marshal for 
the District of Utah. 

1 Air Force nomination in the rank of general. 

1 Marine Corps nomination in the rank of gener- 
al. 

43 Navy nominations in the rank of admiral. 

Routine lists of nominations in the Air Force and 
Army. 

Page 1545 



Messages From the President: 
Communications: 
Statements on Introduced Bills: 
Additional Cosponsors: 
Notices of Hearings: 
Committee Authority To Meet: 
Additional Statements: 



Page 1469 
Page 1469 
Page 1472 
Page 1523 
Page 1524 
Page 1525 
Page 1525 

Recess: Senate convened at 2 p.m., and recessed at 
4:14 p.m., until 1 p.m., on Wednesday, January 21, 
1987. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of Sen- 
ator Byrd in today's Record on page 1545.) 



Committee Meetings 

AMTRAK ACCIDENT 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Trans- 
portation and Related Agencies held hearings on 
certain implications following the January 4 Amtrak 
accident in Chase, Maryland, and to review railroad 
safety issues, receiving testimony from John Riley, 
Administrator, Federal Railroad Administration; Jim 
Burnett, Chairman, National Transportation Safety 
Board; Richard Hasselman, Conrail, Philadelphia, 
Pennsylvania; and Jim Snyder, Rail Labor Executives 
Association, Don Lindsey, Brotherhood of Locomo- 
tive Engineers, W. Graham Clay tor, Jf!, Amtrak, 
and Ross Capon, National Association of Railroad 
Passengers, all of Washington, DC. 
Subcommittee recessed subject to call. 

NATIONAL SECURITY STRATEGY 

Committee on Armed Services: Committee resumed 
hearings to review the national security strategy of 
the United States, receiving testimony from David 
M. Abshire, former U.S. Ambassador to NATO; 
and Dennis Kloske, Special Advisor to the Deputy 
Secretary of Defense on NATO Armaments, Office 
of the Secretary of Defense. 

Also, the committee held hearings on the relation- 
ship between resource constraints and U.S. military 
strategy, receiving testimony from Lawrence J. 
Korb, former Assistant Secretary of Defense for 
Force Management and Personnel; Richard Stub- 
bing, former Deputy Chief of the National Security 
Division, Office of Management and Budget; and 
Colonel John M. Collins, USA (Ret.), Senior Spe- 
cialist in National Defense, Congessional Research 
Service, Library of Congress. 

Committee will meet again tomorrow. 

U.S. INDUSTRIES 

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: 
Committee held hearings on the challenge of com- 
petition for U.S. industry, receiving testimony from 
Senators Baucus and Chafee; George Kozmetsky, 
University of Texas, Austin; Howard D. Samuel, 
AFL-CIO, Washington, DC; and Richard Cyert, 
Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylva- 
nia. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

WORLD ECONOMY 

Committee on Finance: Committee resumed hearings 
on the world economy and trade issues, focusing on 
the U.S. response to the international trade deficit, 
receiving testimony from Lane Kirkland, AFL-CIO, 
Washington, DC; Owen Bieber, United Auto 
Workers, Detroit, Michigan; and Lynn R. Williams, 





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sylvania. 

Hearings continue on Thursday, January 22. 

CHERNOBYL INCIDENT 

Committee on Labor and Human Resources: Committee 
concluded hearings to review certain implications of 
the Chernobyl nuclear powerplant incident, focusing 
on the causes and consequences of the accident, 
after receiving testimony from Yevgeny Velikhov, 
USSR Academy of Sciences; and Rober T. Gale, 
University of California, Los Angeles, on behalf of 
the International Bone Marrow Transplant Registry. 

COMMITTEE BUDGET REQUESTS 

Committee on Rules and Administration: Committee 
held hearings to receive testimony from Senators, as 
indicated, in support of resolutions requesting funds 
for operating expenses of their respective commit- 
tees, as follows: 

Intelligence: (S. Res. 63— $1,926,804) Senators 
Boren and Cohen; 

Energy and Natural Resources: (S. Res. 56 — 
$2,405,168) Senators Johnston and McClure; 

Finance: (S. Res. 71 — $2,455,654) Senators Bentsen 
and Packwood; 

Armed Services: (S. Res. 57— $2,271,039) Senators 
Nunn and Warner; 

Governmental Affairs: (S. Res. —$4,453,972) Sen- 
ator Glenn; 

Budget: (S. Res. 69— $2,982,255) Senators Chiles 
and Domenici; 

Appropriations: (S. Res. 58— $4,119,856) Senators 
Stennis and Hatfield; 

Foreign Relations: (S. Res. 60— $2,442,798) Senator 
Pell; and 

Environment and Public Works: (S. Res. 67 — 
$2,447,791) Senators Burdick and Stafford. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

INTELLIGENCE MATTERS 

Select Committee on Intelligence: Committee met in 
closed session to consider certain intelligence mat- 
ters, but made no announcements, and recessed sub- 
ject to call. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 12 public bills, H.R. 612-623; 1 
private bill, H.R. 624; and 4 resolutions, H.J. Res. 
85-87, and H. Con. Res. 26 were introduced. 

Page 1435 



Members Sworn: Representative-elect Whittaker 
presented himself in the well of the House and was 
administered the oath of office by the Speaker; and 

Page 1421 

Read a letter from U.S. Circuit Court Judge Frank 
M. Coffin wherein he reported that, pursuant to the 
provisions of H. Res. 8, he administered the oath of 
office to Representative-elect Brennan on January 9, 
1987. 

Page 1421 

Water Quality: House voted to suspend the rules 
and agree to H. Con. Res. 24, to make a correction, 
relating to phosphate fertilizer effluent limitation, in 
the enrollment of the bill H.R. 1, Water Quality Act 
of 1987. 

Page 1423 

Quorum Calls — Votes: No quorum calls or votes 
developed during the proceedings of the House 
today. 

Adjournment: Met at noon and adjourned at 12:45 
p.m. 

Committee Meetings 

No committee meetings were held. 
♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ 

Wednesday, January 21, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

Routine Proceedings, pages 1558-1684 

Measures Introduced: Twenty-eight bills and thir- 
teen resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 
346-373, S.J. Res. 22-26, S. Con. Res. 10-12, and S. 

Res. 75-79. Page 1620 

Measures Reported: Reports were made as follows: 

S. Res. 75, authorizing expenditures by the Com- 
mittee on Labor and Human Resources. Referred to 
the Committee on Rules and Administration. 

S. Res. 76, authorizing expenditures by the Com- 
mittee on Rules and Administration. 

S. Res. 77, authorizing expenditures by the Com- 
mittee on Governmental Affairs. Referred to the 
Committee on Rules and Administration. 

S. Res. 78, to pay a gratuity to Hazel A. Kudel. 

S. Res. 79, authorizing expenditures by the Com- 
mittee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. Re- 
ferred to the Committee on Rules and Administra- 
tion. 



Page 1620 



Measures Passed: 



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Water Quality Act of 1987: By 93 yeas to 6 nays 
(Vote No. 4), Senate passed H.R. 1, to amend the 
Federal Water Pollution Control Act, to provide for 
the renewal of the quality of the Nation's waters, 
after rejecting an amendment proposed thereto, as 
follows: 

Page 1568 

By 17 yeas to 82 nays (Vote No. 3), Dole Amend- 
ment No. 1, in the nature of a substitute. 

Page 1599 

Correction of Enrollment: Senate agreed to H. 
Con. Res. 24, to make a correction in the enroll- 
ment of H.R. 1 (listed above), relating to phosphate 
fertilizer effluent limitation. 

Page 1599 

Human Rights in the Soviet Union: By unani- 
mous vote of 99 yeas (Vote No. 5), Senate agreed 
to S. Con. Res. 8, relating to the current human 
rights policies of the Soviet Union. 

Page 1600 

National Challenger Center Day: Senate passed 
SJ. Res. 24, to designate January 28, 1987, as "Na- 
tional Challenger Center Day," to honor the crew 
of the space shuttle Challenger. 

Page 1610 

Joint Committee of Congress on the Library: 
Senate agreed to S. Con. Res. 12, to allow another 
member of the Committee on Rules and Adminis- 
tration of the Senate to serve on the Joint Commit- 
tee of Congress on the Library in place of the chair- 
man of the committee. 

Page 1682 

Appointments: 

United States Senate Arms Control Observer 
Group: The Presiding Officer, on behalf of the 
President pro tempore, in accordance with S. Res. 
30, 100th Congress, 1st Session, announced the ap- 
pointment by the Majority Leader of Senators Ste- 
vens (Administrative Co-Chairman), Lugar (Co- 
Chairman), Warner, Wallop, Nickles, and Dole (ex 
officio), as members of the United States Arms Con- 
trol Observer Group. 

Page 1564 

Removal of Injunction of Secrecy: The injunction 
of secrecy was removed from the International 
Wheat Agreement, 1986 (Treaty Doc. No. 100-1). 
The treaty, transmitted to the Senate by the Presi- 
dent of the United States on January 20, 1987, was 
considered as having been read the first time, and 
was referred with accompanying papers to the Com- 
mittee on Foreign Relations and ordered to be 
printed. 

Page 1632 

Messages From the President: Senate received the 
following messages from the President of the 
United States: 



(1) Transmitting a report of the activities of the 
United States Government in the United Nations 
and its affiliated agencies during the calendar year 
1985; referred to the Committee on Foreign Rela- 
tions. (PM-6) 

(2) Transmitting the Seventh Annual Report of 
the Federal Labor Relations Authority, which covers 
fiscal year 1985; referred to the Committee on Gov- 
ernmental Affairs. (PM-7) 

(3) Reporting to the Congress on developments 
concerning the national emergency with respect to 
Libya that was declared in Executive Order No. 
12543, of January 7, 1986; referred to the Committee 
on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. (PM-8) 

Page 1618 

Nominations Received: Senate received the fol- 
lowing nominations: 

Edward J. Derwinski, of Illinois, to be Under Sec- 
retary of State for Coordinating Security Assistance 
Programs. 

Burton Levin, of Maryland, to be Ambassador to 
the Socialist Republic of the Union of Burma. 

Stephen R. Lyne, of Maryland, to be Ambassador 
to the Republic of Ghana. 

Melissa F. Wells, of New York, to be Ambassa- 
dor to the People's Republic of Mozambique. 

Arnold L. Raphel, of New Jersey, to be Ambassa- 
dor to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. 

Richard N. Viets, of Florida, to be Ambassador to 
the Republic of Portugal. 

Trusten F. Crigler, of Virginia, to be Ambassador 
to the Somali Democratic Republic. 

Everett E. Bierman, of Virginia, now Ambassador 
to Papua New Guinea and to Solomon Islands, to 
serve concurrently and without additional compensa- 
tion as Ambassador to the Republic of Vanuatu. 

Joseph C. Petrone, of Iowa, to be the Representa- 
tive of the United States of America to the Europe- 
an Office of the United Nations, with the rank of 
Ambassador. 

Arthur G. Linkletter, of California, for the rank of 
Ambassador during the tenure of his service as 
Commissioner General of the United States Exhibi- 
tion for the International Exposition, Brisbane, Aus- 
tralia, 1988. 

1 Army nomination in the rank of general. 

Routine lists in the Foreign Service. 

Page 1683 

Messages From the President: Page 1618 

Messages From the House: Page 1619 

Petitions and Memorials: Page 1620 

Statements on Introduced Bills: Page 1621 

Additional Cosponsors: Page 1655 

Amendments Submitted: Page 1659 




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Notices of Hearings: Page 1668 

Committee Authority To Meet: Page 1668 

Additional Statements: Page 1668 

Record Votes: Three record votes were taken 
today. (Total — 5) 

Pages 1599, 1609 

Adjournment: Senate convened at 1 p.m., and re- 
cessed at 5:59 p.m., until 2 p.m., on Thursday, Janu- 
ary 22, 1987. (For Senate program, see the remarks 
of Senator Byrd in today's Record on page 1683.) 

Committee Meetings 

COMMITTEE BUDGET 

Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry: Com- 
mittee ordered favorably reported an original reso- 
lution (S. Res. 79) requesting $1,336,185 in operating 
expenses of the committee for 1987. 

AGRICULTURE EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE 

Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry: Com- 
mittee began consideration of S. 341, to require the 
Secretary of Agriculture to make disaster payments 
to producers who were prevented from planting the 

1987 wheat crop in time to ensure normal crop pro- 
duction, but did not complete action thereon, and 
will meet again on Tuesday, January 27. 

1988 BUDGET 

Committee on Appropriations: Committee began hear- 
ings on the President's proposed budget for fiscal 
year 1988, receiving testimony from James C. Miller 
III, Director, Office of Management and Budget. 
Hearings continue on Friday, January 23. 

NATIONAL SECURITY STRATEGY 

Committee on Armed Services: Committee continued 
hearings to review the national security strategy of 
the United States, receiving testimony on U.S. mili- 
tary strategy from Adm. William J. Crowe, Jr., 
USN, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff. 

Hearings continue on Monday, January 26. 

U.S. FINANCIAL SYSTEM 

Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: 
Committee began oversight hearings to review the 
structure of the U.S. financial system, focusing on 
the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation 
recapitalization, emergency bank acquisitions, non- 
bank banks, securities powers for bank holding com- 
panies, and bank checkholds, receiving testimony 
from Paul Volcker, Chairman, Board of Governors, 
Federal Reserve System; George D. Gould, Under 
Secretary of the Treasury; L. William Seidman, 
Chairman, Board of Directors, Federal Deposit In- 
surance Corporation; Edwin J. Gray, Chairman, Fed- 



eral Home Loan Bank Board; and Robert Clarke, 
Comptroller of the Currency. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— MASS TRANSIT 

Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: 
Committee met in evening session to consider legis- 
lation authorizing funds for Federal mass transit as- 
sistance programs, including S. 224, S. 315, and S. 

317. 

1988 BUDGET 

Committee on the Budget: Committee resumed hearings 
in preparation for reporting the first concurrent res- 
olution on the fiscal year 1988 budget, receiving tes- 
timony from Richard E. Lyng, Secretary of Agricul- 
ture. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

BUSINESS MEETING 

Committee on Environment and Public Works: Commit- 
tee held a business meeting where it took the fol- 
lowing action: 

Ordered favorably reported an original bill au- 
thorizing funds through fiscal year 1991 for Federal 
highway construction programs, in lieu of S. 185; 

Ordered favorably reported S. 245, to provide for 
the reimbursement of States for advanced construc- 
tion of highways; and 

An original resolution to waive section 303(a) of 
the Congressional Budget Act with respect to con- 
sideration of aforementioned original bill. 

Also, the committee announced the following sub- 
committee assignments: 

Subcommittee on Water Resources, Transportation, and 
Infrastructure: Senators Moynihan (Chairman), Bur- 
dick, Mitchell, Breaux, Mikulski, Reid, Graham, 
Symms, Stafford, Chafee, Durenberger, Warner, 
and Pressler; 

Subcommittee on Environmental Protection: Senators 
Mitchell (Chairman), Moynihan, Baucus, Lauten- 
berg, Breaux, Graham, Chafee, Stafford, Simpson, 
Durenberger, and Pressler; 

Subcommittee on Hazardous Wastes and Toxic Sub- 
stances: Senators Baucus (Chairman), Lautenberg, 
Mikulski, Reid, Graham, Durenberger, Chafee, 
Simpson, and Symms; 

Subcommittee on Superfund and Environmental Over- 
sight: Senators Lautenberg (Chairman), Baucus, Mi- 
kulski, Warner, and Pressler; and 

Subcommittee on Nuclear Regulation: Senators Breaux 
(Chairman), Moynihan, Mitchell, Reid, Simpson, 
Symms, and Warner. 

U.S. POLICY TOWARD IRAN 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee met in 
closed session on U.S. policy toward Iran, focusing 
on intelligence relating to the strategic initiative, re- 



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ceiving testimony from Robert M. Gates, Deputy 
Director, Central Intelligence Agency. 
Hearings continue on Friday, January 23. 

ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING 

Committee on Governmental Affairs: Committee held an 
organizational meeting where it took the following 
action: 

Ordered favorably reported an original resolution 
(S. Res. 77) requesting $4,453,972 in operating ex- 
penses of the committee for 1987; and 

Announced the following majority member sub- 
committee assignments: 

Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations: Senators 
Nunn (Chairman), Glenn (Vice Chairman), Chiles, 
Levin, Sasser, Pryor, and Mitchell; 

Subcommittee on Federal Spending, Budget, and Ac- 
counting: Senators Chiles (Chairman), Nunn, Levin, 
and Bingaman; 

Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management: 
Senators Levin (Chairman), Chiles, Pryor, Mitchell, 
and Bingaman; 

Subcommittee on Government Efficiency, Federalism, 
and the District of Columbia: Senators Sasser (Chair- 
man), Levin, and Mitchell; and 

Subcommittee on Federal Services, Post Office, and Civil 
Service: Senators Pryor (Chairman), Sasser, and 
Bingaman. 

COMMITTEE BUDGET 

Committee on Labor and Human Resources: Committee 
approved for reporting an original resolution (S. 
Res. 75) requesting $4,471,270 in operating expenses 
of the committee for 1987. 

JOB TRAINING 

Committee on Labor and Human Resources: Committee 
held hearings to review the extent of long-term pov- 
erty and dependence, focusing on job training and 
employment services provided by the Government, 
receiving testimony from David T. Ellwood, Har- 
vard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Robert 
Greenstein, Center for Budget and Policy Priorities, 
Washington, DC; Gary C. Walker, Public and Pri- 
vate Ventures, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Robert 
M. Coard, Action for Boston Community Develop- 
ment, on behalf of the National Community Action 
Foundation, and Charles M. Atkins, Massachusetts 
Department of Public Welfare, both of Boston, 
Massachusetts; and Randy Rowel, Arundel Develop- 
ment Institute, Annapolis, Maryland. 
Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

COMMITTEE BUDGET REQUESTS 

Committee on Rules and Administration: Committee 
concluded hearings after receiving testimony from 
Senators, as indicated, in support of resolutions re- 
questing funds for operating expenses of their re- 
spective committees, as follows: 



Labor and Human Resources: (S. Res. 75 — 
$4,471,270) Senators Kennedy and Hatch; 

Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: (S. Res. 55 — 
$1,758,512) Senator Proxmire; 

Select on Indian Affairs: (S. Res. 70— $913,954) Sen- 
ator Inouye; 

Judiciary: (S. Res. 64— $4,373,629) Senators Biden 
and Thurmond; 

Small Business: (S. Res. 66— $981,173) Senators 
Bumpers and Weicker; 

Special on Aging: (S. Res. 65— $1,077,424) Senators 
Melcher and Heinz; 

Veterans' Affairs: (S. Res. 68— $907,901) Senators 
Cranston and Murkowski; 

Commerce, Science, and Transportation: (S. Res. 61 — 
$3,322,736) Senators Hollings and Danforth; and 

Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry: (S. Res. 79 — 
$1,336,185) Senators Leahy and Lugar. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 87 public bills, H.R. 625-711; 5 
private bills, H.R. 712-716; and 25 resolutions, H.J. 
Res. 88-101; and H. Con. Res. 27-28; and H. Res. 
45-53 were introduced. 

Page 1791 

Journal: By a yea-and-nay vote of 319 yeas to 75 
nays with 8 voting "present," Roll No. 10, the 
House approved the Journal of Tuesday, January 20. 

Page 1686 

Children, Youth, and Families Committee: The 

Speaker appointed as majority members of the 
Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families 
the following Members of the House: Representa- 
tives Miller of California (Chairman), Lehman of 
Florida, Schroeder, Boggs, McHugh, Weiss, Antho- 
ny, Boxer, Levin of Michigan, Morrison of Con- 
necticut, Rowland of Georgia, Sikorski, Wheat, 
Martinez, Evans, Durbin, Sawyer, and Skaggs. 

Page 1686 

Joint Economic Committee: The Speaker appoint- 
ed as majority members of the Joint Economic Com- 
mittee the following Members on the part of the 
House: Representatives Hamilton, Obey, Hawkins, 
Scheuer, and Stark. 

Page 1687 

Intelligence Committee: The Speaker appointed as 
majority members of the Permanent Select Commit- 
tee on Intelligence the following Members of the 
House: Representatives Stokes (Chairman), McCur- 
dy, Beilenson, Kastenmeier, Daniel, Roe, Brown of 



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California, McHugh, Dwyer of New Jersey, Wilson, 
and Kennelly. 

Page 1687 

Aging Committee: The Speaker appointed as ma- 
jority members of the Select Committee on Aging 
the following Members of the House: Representa- 
tives Roybal (Chairman), Pepper, Biaggi, Bonker, 
Downey of New York, Florio, Ford of Tennessee, 
Hughes, Lloyd, Oakar, Thomas A. Luken, Byron, 
Mica, Waxman, Synar, Derrick, Vento, Frank, 
Lantos, Wyden, Crockett, Boner of Tennessee, Skel- 
ton, Hertel, Borski, Boucher, Erdreich, MacKay, 
Sisisky, Wise, Richardson, Volkmer, Gordon, 
Manton, Robinson, Stallings, Clarke, Kennedy, and 
Slaughter of New York. 

Page 1687 

Narcotics Abuse and Control Committee: The 

Speaker appointed as majority members of the 
Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control 
the following Members of the House: Representa- 
tives Rangel (Chairman), Rodino, Stark, Scheuer, 
Collins, Akaka, Guarini, Matsui, Fascell, Fauntroy, 
Hughes, Levine of California, Ortiz, Smith of Flori- 
da, and Towns. 

Page 1687 

Hunger Committee: The Speaker appointed as ma- 
jority members of the Select Committee on Hunger 
the following Members of the House: Representa- 
tives Leland (Chairman), Hall of Ohio, Traxler, Pa- 
netta, Gejdenson, Kostmayer, Burton of California, 
Dorgan of North Dakota, Carr, Penny, Ackerman, 
Espy, Flake, and two vacancies. 

Page 1687 

Meeting Hour: Agreed that the House will meet at 
1 p.m. on Thursday, January 22. 

Page 1687 

Presidential Messages: Read the following mes- 
sages from the President: 

Federal Advisory Committees: Message wherein he 
transmits the fourteenth annual report on Federal 
Advisory Committees for fiscal year 1985 — referred 
to the Committee on Government Operations; and 

Page 1694 

Aeronautics and space: Message wherein he trans- 
mits the Aeronautics and Space Report of the Presi- 
dent covering 1985 — referred to the Committee on 
Science, Space, and Technology. Page 1694 

Surface Transportation: By a yea-and-nay vote of 401 
yeas to 20 nays, Roll No. 12, the House passed H.R. 
2, to authorize funds for construction of highways, 
for highway safety programs, and for mass transpor- 
tation programs, and to expand and improve the re- 
location assistance program. 

Page 1701 

Agreed to the Stangeland motion to recommit the 
bill to the Committee on Public Works and Trans- 
portation with instructions to report the bill back to 



the House containing an amendment to reduce the 
total authorization level in the bill by $15 million. 
Subsequently, the bill was reported back, and the 
amendment was agreed to. 

Page 1758 

H. Res. 38, the rule under which the bill was con- 
sidered, was agreed to earlier by a voice vote. 
Agreed to order the previous question on the rule 
by a yea-and-nay vote of 331 yeas to 88 nays, Roll 

No. 11. 

Page 1694 

Committee Resignations: Read and accepted let- 
ters from Representatives Rowland of Connecticut, 
Callahan, and DeLay wherein they resign from the 
Committee on Public Works and Transportation ef- 
fective today. 

Pages 1759, 1760 

Committee Elections: House agreed to H. Res. 45, 

designating minority membership on certain stand- 
ing committees of the House. 

Page 1759 

Economic Report: House passed H.J. Res. 88, ex- 
tending the time within which the President may 
transmit the Economic Report to the Congress. 

Page 1760 

Presidential Messages: Received and read the fol- 
lowing messages from the President: 

Libya: Message wherein he reports on develop- 
ments concerning the national emergency with re- 
spect to Libya — referred to the Committee on For- 
eign Affairs and the Committee on Ways and Means 
and ordered printed (H. Doc. 100-24); 

Page 1761 

Labor relations: Message wherein he transmits the 
seventh annual report of the Federal Labor Rela- 
tions Authority covering fiscal year 1985 — referred 
to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service; 
and 

Page 1760 

U.N. activities: Message wherein he transmits a 
report of the activities of the United States Govern- 
ment in the United Nations and its affiliated agen- 
cies during the calendar year 1985 — referred to the 
Committee on Foreign Affairs. 

Page 1760 

Quorum Calls — Votes: Three yea-and-nay votes 
developed during the proceedings of the House 
today and appear on pages 1686, 1701, 1758. There 
were no quorum calls. 

Adjournment: Met at 2 p.m. and adjourned at 6:36 
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Committee Meetings 

FEDERAL SAVINGS AND LOAN 
INSURANCE CORPORATION 
RECAPITALIZATION ACT 

Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs: 
Held a hearing on H.R. 27, Federal Savings and 
Loan Insurance Corporation Recapitalization Act of 
1987. Testimony was heard from public witnesses. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

BUDGET PROPOSALS 

Committee on the Budget: Continued hearings on the 
Administration's fiscal year 1988 budget proposals, 
with emphasis on Defense. Testimony was heard 
from the following officials of the Department of 
Defense: Caspar W. Weinberger, Secretary; and 
Adm. William J. Crowe, Jr., Chairman, Joint Chiefs 
of Staff. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Met for organizational 
purposes. 

U.S. POLICY TOWARD IRAN AND 
RELATED ISSUES 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Held a hearing on U.S. 
Policy Toward Iran and related issues. Testimony 
was heard from George P. Shultz, Secretary of 
State. 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Select Committee to Investigate Covert Arms Transactions 
With Iran: Met for organizational purposes. 

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Thursday, January 22, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

Routine Proceedings, pages 1838-1891 

Measures Introduced: Eight bills and eight resolu- 
tions were introduced, as follows: S. 374-381, S. Res. 
80 and 81, S.J. Res. 27-32. 

Page 1870 

Measures Reported: Reports were made as follows: 
S. Res. 80, authorizing expenditures by Commit- 
tees of the Senate. (S. Rept. No. 100-1) 

Page 1870 

Measures Passed: 

Directing Senate Legal Counsel: Senate agreed to 
S. Res. 81, directing the Senate Legal Counsel to 
represent the chief clerks of the Committee on For- 



eign Relations and the Select Committee on Intelli- 
gence in the case of United States v. Morales, et al. 

Page 1866 

Economic Report to Congress: Senate passed H.J. 
Res. 88, extending the time within which the Presi- 
dent may transmit the Economic Report to the Con- 
gress. 

Page 1866 

Committee Funding Authorizations: Senate began 
consideration of S. Res. 80, authorizing expenditures 
by the committees of the Senate, with the following 
amendment proposed thereto: 

Page 1857 

Pending: 

Symms Amendment No. 4, to reduce by 5 percent 
the overall expenditures of each committee authori- 
zation. 

Page 1862 

A unanimous-consent agreement was reached pro- 
viding for further consideration of the resolution 
and the amendment proposed thereto on Monday, 
January 26. 

Page 1865 

Committee Authority To File Reports: By unani- 
mous consent, committees were authorized to file 
reports between noon and 3 p.m., on Friday, Janu- 
ary 23, during the adjournment of the Senate. 

Page 1891 

Messages From the House: Page 1870 

Statements on Introduced Bills: Page 1871 

Additional Cosponsors: Page 1877 

Amendments Submitted: Page 1880 

Notices of Hearings: Page 1880 

Additional Statements: Page 1881 

Adjournment: Senate convened at 2 p.m., and ad- 
journed at 4:25 p.m., until 2 p.m. on Monday, Janu- 
ary 26, 1987. (For Senate program, see the remarks 
of Senator Byrd in today's Record on page 1891). 

Committee Meetings 

AUTHORIZATIONS— MASS TRANSIT 

Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: On 
Wednesday, January 21, the committee ordered fa- 
vorably reported the following measures: 

An original bill authorizing funds through fiscal 
year 1990 for Federal mass transit assistance pro- 
grams, in lieu of S. 224, S. 315, and S. 317; and 

An original resolution waiving section 303(a) of 
the Congressional Budget Act with respect to con- 
sideration of the aforementioned original bill. 

U.S. FINANCIAL SYSTEM 

Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: 
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the structure of the U.S. financial system, focusing 
on the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corpora- 
tion recapitalization, emergency bank acquisitions, 
nonbank banks, securities powers for bank holding 
companies, and bank checkholds, receiving testimo- 
ny from Connecticut State Representative Irv Stol- 
berg, Hartford, on behalf of the National Confer- 
ence of State Legislatures; Eugene W. Kuthy, Michi- 
gan Commissioner of Financial Institutions, Lansing, 
on behalf of the Conference of State Bank Supervi- 
sors; Gerald J. Levy, Guaranty Savings and Loan As- 
sociation, on behalf of the United States League of 
Savings Institutions, and Robert S. Gaiswinkler, Na- 
tional Savings and Loan Association, representing 
the National Council of Savings Institutions, both of 
Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Charles T. Doyle, Gulf Na- 
tional Bank, Texas City, Texas, representing the In- 
dependent Bankers Association of America; Mark 
W. Olson, Security State Bank, Fergus Falls, Minne- 
sota, representing the American Bankers Associa- 
tion; John P. LaWare, Shawmut Corporation, repre- 
senting the Association of Bank Holding Compa- 
nies, Dennis J. Kelleher, Bank of Boston, represent- 
ing the Dealer Bank Association, and William S. Ed- 
gerly, State Street Bank and Trust Company, on 
behalf of the Association of Reserve City Bankers, 
all of Boston, Massachusetts; and Charles E. Rice, 
Barnett Banks of Florida, Jacksonville, on behalf of 
the Coalition for Regional Banking. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

1988 BUDGET 

Committee on the Budget: Committee continued hear- 
ings in preparation for reporting the first concurrent 
resolution on the fiscal year 1988 budget, receiving 
testimony from Otis R. Bowen, Secretary of Health 
and Human Services. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

SPACE SHUTTLE 

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation; 
Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space 
held oversight hearings on the National Aeronautics 
and Space Administration's development of solid 
rocket boosters for the space shuttle, receiving testi- 
mony from James C. Fletcher, Administrator, Dale 
D. Myers, Deputy Administrator, Richard H. Truly, 
Associate Administrator, Office of Space Flight, 
Arnie Aldrich, Director, National Space Transporta- 
tion System, and J.R. Thompson, Director, Bob 
Marshall, Shuttle Projects Director, and John 
Thomas, Manager, Solid Rocket Motor Design 
Team, all of the Marshall Space Flight Center (Ala- 
bama), all of the National Aeronautics and Space 
Administration; E.U. Garrison, Morton Thiokol 
Aerospace Group, Ogden, Utah; Edward G. Dorsey 
and Alan J. McDonald, both of Morton Thiokol, 
Brigham City, Utah; George G. Brown, Aerojet 



Strategic Propulsion Company, Sacramento, Califor- 
nia; Harry L. Crosby, United Technologies Corpora- 
tion, San Jose, California; Ernest A. Mettenet, Her- 
cules Aerospace Company, Hercules, Inc., Salt Lake 
City, Utah; and James R. Sides, Atlantic Research 
Corporation, Gainsville, Virginia. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

WORLD OIL OUTLOOK 

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Committee 
began oversight hearings on the world oil outlook, 
receiving testimony from James R. Schlesinger, 
Georgetown Center for Strategic and International 
Studies, Georgetown University, and James E. 
Akins, former U.S. Ambassador, both of Washing- 
ton, DC. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

BUSINESS MEETING 

Committee on Finance: Committee held a business 
meeting where it took the following action: 

Adopted committee rules of procedure for the 
100th Congress; and 

Authorized the chairman, on behalf of the com- 
mittee, to offer an amendment providing for a 4- 
year extension of the Highway Trust Fund taxes to 
an appropriate legislative measure. 

WORLD ECONOMY 

Committee on Finance: Committee concluded hearings 
on the world economy and trade issues, focusing on 
the U.S. response to the international trade deficit, 
after receiving testimony from Robert D. Hormats, 
Goldman, Sachs and Company, and Alan Green- 
span, Townsend-Greenspan and Company, both of 
New York, New York; and Rudiger Dornbusch, 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge. 

COMMITTEE FUNDING 

Committee on Rules and Administration: Committee or- 
dered favorably reported an original resolution (S. 
Res. 80) authorizing $45,087,512 in operating ex- 
penses of standing, select, and special committees of 
the Senate, in lieu of S. Res. 55, S. Res. 56, S. Res. 
57, S. Res. 58, S. Res. 60, S. Res. 61, S. Res. 63, S. 
Res. 64, S. Res. 65, S. Res. 66, S. Res. 67, S. Res. 68, 
S. Res. 69, S. Res. 70, S. Res. 71, S. Res. 75, S. Res. 
76, S. Res. 77, and S. Res. 79. As approved by the 
committee, the resolution provides funds, as follows: 

Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forest- 
ry— $1,304,430; 

Committee on Appropriations — $4,119,856; 

Committee on Armed Services — $2,167,877; 

Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Af- 
fairs— $1,659,572; 

Committee on the Budget — $2,970,655; 

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transpor- 
tation— $3,322,736; 



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Committee on Energy and Natural Resources — 
$2,405,168; 

Committee on Environment and Public Works — 
$2,341,434; 

Committee on Finance — $2,223,333; 

Committee on Foreign Relations — $2,442,798; 

Committee on Governmental Affairs — $4,453,972; 

Committee on the Judiciary — $4,262,841; 

Committee on Labor and Human Resources — 
$4,471,270; 

Committee on Rules and Administration — 
$1,231,058; 

Committee on Small Business — $956,048; 

Committee on Veterans' Affairs — $907,901; 

Special Committee on Aging — $1,077,424; 

Select Committee on Intelligence — $1,926,804; and 

Select Committee on Indian Affairs — $842,335. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 20 public bills, H.R.717-736; and 
7 resolutions, HJ. Res. 102-104, H. Con. Res. 
29-31, and H. Res. 54 were introduced. 

Page 1835 

Report Filed: One report was filed as follows: H.J. 
Res. 102, making emergency additional funds avail- 
able by transfer for the fiscal year ending September 
30, 1987, for the Emergency Food and Shelter Pro- 
gram of the Federal Emergency Management 
Agency. (H. Rept. 100-4) 

Page 1835 

Speaker Pro Tempore: Read a letter from the 
Speaker wherein he designates Representative Foley 
to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. 

Page 1827 

Recess: It was made in order for the Speaker to de- 
clare a recess today, subject to the call of the Chair. 

Page 1827 

Late Report: Committee on Appropriations re- 
ceived permission to have until midnight tonight to 
file a report on HJ. Res. 102, making emergency 
additional funds available by transfer for the fiscal 
year ending September 30, 1987, for the Emergency 
Food and Shelter Program of the Federal Emergen- 
cy Management Agency. 

Page 1827 

Recess: House recessed at 1:07 p.m. and recon- 
vened at 3:28 p.m. 

Page 1828 

Committee Elections: House agreed to H. Res. 54, 
designating majority membership on certain stand- 
ing committees of the House. 

Page 1828 



Hunger Committee: The Speaker appointed Rep- 
resentatives Fazio, Bilbray, and Mfume as additional 
members of the Select Committee on Hunger. Earli- 
er, agreed to increase the number of members of 
the Select Committee to 26 during the 100th Con- 
gress. 

Page 1829 

Legislative Program: The Majority Leader an- 
nounced the legislative program for the week of 
January 26. Agreed to adjourn from Thursday to 
Monday. 

Page 1829 

Calendar Wednesday: Agreed to dispense with 
Calendar Wednesday business of January 28. 

Page 1829 

Committee Resignation: Read and accepted a 
letter from Representative MacKay wherein he re- 
signs as a member of the Committee on Foreign Af- 
fairs. 

Page 1830 

Referrals: Two Senate-passed measures were re- 
ferred to the appropriate House committees. 

Page 1835 

Quorum Calls — Votes: No quorum calls or votes 
developed during the proceedings of the House 
today. 

Adjournment: Met at 1 p.m. and adjourned at 3:52 
p.m. 



Committee Meetings 



COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION; URGENT 
SUPPLEMENTAL FOR THE HOMELESS 

Committee on Appropriations: Ordered reported an 
urgent supplemental appropriation bill for the 
homeless. 

Prior to this action, the committee met for organi- 
zational purposes. 

FEDERAL SAVINGS AND LOAN 
INSURANCE CORPORATION 
RECAPITALIZATION ACT 

Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs: 
Continued hearings on H.R. 27, Federal Savings and 
Loan Insurance Corporation Recapitalization Act of 
1987. Testimony was heard from George D. Gould, 
Under Secretary, Finance, Department of the Treas- 
ury; and Edwin J. Gray, Chairman, Federal Home 
Loan Bank Board. 

BUDGET PROPOSALS 

Committee on the Budget: Continued hearings on the 
Administration's fiscal year 1988 budget proposals, 
with emphasis on economics, trade, revenue and 
fiscal policy. Testimony was heard from James A. 
Baker III, Secretary of the Treasury. 



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January 26, 1987 



AMTRAK/CONRAIL CRASH 

Committee on Government Operations: Special Panel 
held a hearing on the Amtrak/Conrail crash. Testi- 
mony was heard from James E. Burnett, Chairman, 
National Transportation Safety Board; Dr. J. Mi- 
chael Walsh, Director, Office of Workplace Initia- 
tives, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Depart- 
ment of Health and Human Services; John H. 
Riley, Administrator, Federal Railway Administra- 
tion, Department of Transportation; W. Graham 
Claytor, Jr., President, Amtrak; and public wit- 
nesses. 



Joint Meeting 

ECONOMIC OUTLOOK 

Joint Economic Committee: Committee began hearings 
to review the economic outlook for 1987, receiving 
testimony from Lawrence Chimerine, Chase Econo- 
metrics, Bala Cynwd, Pennsylvania; and Richard 
Rahn, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Washington, 
DC. 

Committee will meet again tomorrow. 

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Monday, January 26, 1987 



Senate 



Chamber Action 

Routine Proceedings, pages 1920-1930 

Measures Introduced: Two resolutions were intro- 
duced, as follows: S.J. Res. 33, and S. Res. 82. 

Page 1926 

Committee Funding Authorizations — Agree- 
ment: A unanimous-consent agreement was reached 
providing for further consideration of S. Res. 80, to 
authorize expenditures by ^the committees of the 
Senate, on Wednesday, January 28, with amend- 
ments proposed thereto. 

Page 1920 

Authority for Committees: Authority was given 
for all committees to file reports between 9:00 a.m. 
and 5:00 p.m., on Tuesday, January 27, 1987, during 
the adjournment of the Senate. 

Page 1921 

Authority To Appoint a Committee of Escort: 

The President of the Senate was authorized to ap- 
point a committee on the part of the Senate to join 
with a like committee on the part of the House of 
Representatives to escort the President of the 



United States into the House Chamber for the joint 
session to be held on Tuesday, January 27. 

Page 1921 

Nominations Received: Senate received the fol- 
lowing nominations: 

Alfred H. Kingon, of New York, to be the Rep- 
resentative of the United States to the European 
Communities, with the rank and status of Ambassa- 
dor. 

The following-named persons to be members of 
the General Advisory Committee of the United 
States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency: 

Martin Anderson, of California; 

James T. Hackett, of Virginia; and 

Richard S. Williamson, of Illinois. 

Milton J. Hertz, of North Dakota, to be a 
Member of the Board of Directors of the Commodi- 
ty Credit Corporation. 

Wallie C. Simpson, of New York, to be a 
Member of the National Advisory Council on Edu- 
cational Research and Development. 

Joseph L. Kirkland, of the District of Columbia, 
to be a member of the Board for International 
Broadcasting. 

Michael Novak, of the District of Columbia, to be 
a member of the Board for International Broadcast- 
ing. 

Ben J. Wattenberg, of the District of Columbia, 
to be a member of the Board for International 
Broadcasting. 

E. Pendleton James, of Connecticut, to be a 
member of the Board of Directors of the Communi- 
cations Satellite Corporation. 

Shelia Tate, of Virginia, to be a member of the 
Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public 
Broadcasting. 

James H. Duff, of Pennsylvania, to be a member 
of the National Museum Services Board. 

Howard H. Schneiderman, of Missouri, to be a 
member of the National Science Board, National 
Science Foundation. 

James G. Stearns, of Nevada, to be a member of 
the Board of Directors of the Securities Investor 
Protection Corporation. 

Norma Pace, of Connecticut, to be a Governor of 
the United States Postal Service. 

Peter H. Dailey, of California, to be a member of 
the General Advisory Committee of the United 
States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency. 

Max C. Graeber, of Virginia, to be a member of 
the National Advisory Council on Educational Re- 
search and Improvement. 

Malcolm Forbes, Jr., of New Jersey, to be a 
member of the Board for International Broadcast- 
ing. 

Brig. Gen. Charles E. Edgar III, U.S. Army, to be 
a Member of the Mississippi River Commission. 



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Frank H. Walk, of Louisiana, to be a member of 
the Mississippi River Commission. 

Carolyn L. Vash, of California to be a member of 
the National Council on the Handicapped. 

George H. Nash, of Iowa, to be a Member of the 
National Commission on Libraries and Information 
Science. 

The following-named persons to be members of 
the National Council on the Arts. 

David N. Baker, of Indiana; 

Nina Brock, of Tennessee; 

Robert Garfias, of California; 

Robert M. Johnson, of Florida; 

Ardis Krainik, of Illinois; 

Harvey Lichtenstein, of New York; and 

Arthur Mitchell, of New York. 

Rosemary G. McMillan, of Nevada, to be a 
member of the National Museum Services Board. 

Charles Lunga, of Texas, to be a member of the 
Board of Directors of the National Railroad Passen- 
ger Corporation. 

Darrell M. Trent, of Kansas, to be a member of 
the Board of Directors of the National Railroad 
Passenger Corporation. 

Frank H.T. Rhodes, of New York, to be a 
member of the National Science Board, National 
Science Foundation. 

Thomas J. Healey, of New Jersey, to be a 
member of the Board of Directors of the Securities 
Investor Protection Corporation. 

Priscilla L. Buckley, of Connecticut, to be a 
member of the United States Advisory Commission 
on Public Diplomacy. 

Page 1929 
Page 1926 
Page 1926 
Page 1928 

Adjournment: Senate convened at 2 p.m., and ad- 
journed at 2:49 p.m., until 8 p.m., on Tuesday, Janu- 
ary 27, 1987. (For Senate program, see the remarks 
of Senator Byrd in today's Record on page 1920.) 

Committee Meetings 

U.S. FINANCIAL SYSTEM 

Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: On 
Friday, January 23, the committee concluded over- 
sight hearings to review the structure of the U.S. fi- 
nancial system, after receiving testimony from Alan 
Fox, Consumers Federation of America, Michelle 
Meier, Consumers Union, Francine Livingston, Con- 
gress Watch, Robert Evans, American Financial 
Services Association, John Motley, National Federa- 
tion of Independent Business, David Silver, Invest- 
ment Company Institute, and Gary Hughes, Ameri- 
can Council of Life Insurance, all of Washington, 
DC; Alan J. Heuer, Marine Midland Bank, on 



Messages From the President: 
Messages From the House: 
Additional Statements: 



behalf of the Consumer Bankers Association, and 
Robert Gerard, Morgan Stanley, both of New 
York, New York; and William V. Irons, East Provi- 
dence, Rhode Island, on behalf of the Independent 
Insurance Agents of America, National Association 
of Casualty and Surety Agents, National Association 
of Insurance Brokers, National Association of Life 
Underwriters, National Association of Professional 
Insurance Agents, and National Association of 
Surety Bond Producers. 

1988 BUDGET 

Committee on the Budget: On Friday, January 23, the 
committee continued hearings in preparation for re- 
porting the first concurrent resolution on the fiscal 
year 1988 budget, receiving testimony from George 
P. Shultz, Secretary of State. 

Hearings continue on Wednesday, January 28. 

WELFARE REFORM 

Committee on Finance: On Friday, January 23, the Sub- 
committee on Social Security and Family Policy 
began hearings on how to improve the existing 
family welfare system and how to promote the well- 
being of families with children, receiving testimony 
from Senator Evans; Representatives Harold E. Ford 
and Downey; Cathy Reynolds, Councilwoman, 
Denver, Colorado, on behalf of the National 
League of Cities; Mary Jo Bane, representing New 
York State Governor Mario Cuomo, Albany; Arthur 
Flemming, former Secretary of Health, Education, 
and Welfare, Alexandria, Virginia; and A. Sidney 
Johnson III, American Public Welfare Administra- 
tion, Washington, DC. 

Hearings continue on Monday, February 2. 

U.S. POLICY TOWARD IRAN 

Committee on Foreign Relations: On Friday, January 23, 
the committee resumed hearings on U.S. policy 
toward Iran, receiving testimony from Gerald Lam- 
berty, American Foreign Service Association, Wash- 
ington, DC. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

BUSINESS MEETING 

Select Committee on Indian Affairs: On Friday, January 
23, the committee held a business meeting where it 
took the following action: 

Ordered favorably reported S. 142, to authorize 
funds for fiscal years 1987 through 1991 for the 
Native American Programs Act, with an amendment 
in the nature of a substitute; and 

Ordered favorably reported S. 129, to authorize 
funds for and revise certain provisions of the Indian 
Health Care Improvement Act. 





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CATASTROPHIC HEALTH CARE COSTS 

Special Committee on Aging: Committee began hear- 
ings on catastrophic health care costs, receiving testi- 
mony from Joan Yelineck, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, 
Edith Rieger, Alva, Oklahoma; Helen Fish, New- 
port, Michigan; and Robert Shapland, Mutual of 
Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska. 

Hearings will continue on Wednesday, January 
28, with the House Select Committee on Aging. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 3 public bills, H.R. 737-739; 1 
private bill, H.R. 740; and 1 resolution, H. Res. 55 
were introduced. 

Page 1918 

The House met briefly, and conducted no legisla- 
tive business. 

Quorum Calls — Votes: No quorum calls or votes 
developed during the proceedings of the House 
today. 

Adjournment: Met at noon and adjourned at 12:05 
p.m. 

Committee Meetings 

No committee meetings were held today. 



Joint Meeting 

INTERNATIONAL TRADE/ECONOMIC 
POLICY 

Joint Economic Committee: On Friday, January 23, the 
committee continued hearings to review internation- 
al trade and international economic policy issues, re- 
ceiving testimony from Lionel Olmer, Paul, Weiss, 
Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison, former Under Sec- 
retary of Commerce for International Trade, and 
Gerald Holtham, The Brookings Institution, both of 
Washington, DC. 

Committee will meet again on Thursday, January 
29. 

♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ 

Tuesday, January 27, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

Routine Proceedings, pages 1944-1972 



Measures Introduced: Six bills and three resolu- 
tions were introduced, as follows: S. 382-387, S. Res. 
83-85. 

Page 1965 

Measures Reported: Reports were made as follows: 

Special report of the Committee on Banking, 
Housing, and Urban Affairs pursuant to section 
302(b) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 on 
the division of allocations among subcommittees of 
the committee for fiscal year 1987. (S. Rept. No. 
100-2) 

S. 382, to amend and extend the authorization of 
the Urban Mass Transportation Act of 1964. (S. 
Rept. No. 100-3) 

S. Res. 83, waiving section 303(a) of the Congres- 
sional Budget Act of 1974 for the consideration of 
S. 382, the Urban Mass Transportation Authoriza- 
tion Act. Referred to the Committee on the Budget. 

S. 387, to authorize appropriations for certain 
highways in accordance with title 23, United States 
Code, and for other purposes. (S. Rept. No. 100-4) 

S. Res. 85, waiving section 303(a) of the Congres- 
sional Budget Act of 1974 for the consideration of 
S. 387, the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1987. 

Page 1965 

Adjournment: Senate met at 8 p.m., and adjourned 
at 9:47 p.m., until 1 p.m., on Wednesday, January 
28, 1987. (For Senate program, see the remarks of 
Senator Byrd in today's Record at page 1972.) 

President's Message on the State of the Union: 

Senate met in joint session with the House of Rep- 
resentatives and received a message from the Presi- 
dent of the United States on the State of the Union. 

Page 1972 

Messages From the President: Page 1952 

Messages From the House: Page 1965 

Statements of Introduced Bills: Page 1966 

Additional Cosponsors: Page 1967 

Additional Statements: Page 1968 

Committee Meetings 

NATIONAL SECURITY STRATEGY 

Committee on Armed Services: Committee held hearings 
on U.S. military strategy in East Asia, the Pacific, 
and Southwest Asia, receiving testimony in open 
and closed sessions from Adm. Ronald J. Hays, 
USN, Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Pacific Command, 
and Gen. George B. Crist, USMC, Commander-in- 
Chief, U.S. Central Command; and in open session 
from Jeffrey Record, Institute for Foreign Policy 
Analysis, Inc., and Col. Harry Summers, USA 
(Ret.), U.S. News and World Report, both of 
Washington, DC. 

Committee will meet again tomorrow. 



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U.S. POLICY TOWARD IRAN 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee resumed 
hearings on U.S. policy toward Iran, receiving testi- 
mony from George P. Shultz, Secretary of State. 
Hearings continue on Wednesday, February 4. 

SUBCOMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS 

Committee on Finance: Committee announced the fol- 
lowing subcommittee assignments: 

Subcommittee on International Trade: Senators Matsu- 
naga (Chairman), Bentsen, Moynihan, Baucus, 
Boren, Bradley, Mitchell, Riegle, Rockefeller, 
Daschle, Danforth, Packwood, Roth, Chafee, Heinz, 
Wallop, Armstrong, and Durenberger; 

Subcommittee on Social Security and Family Policy: 
Senators Moynihan (Chairman), Boren, Mitchell, 
Daschle, Dole, Durenberger, and Armstrong; 

Subcommittee on Taxation and Debt Management: 
Senators Baucus (Chairman), Matsunaga, Moynihan, 
Pryor, Chafee, Roth, Danforth, and Wallop; 

Subcommittee on Energy and Agricultural Taxation: 
Senators Boren (Chairman), Matsunaga, Daschle, 
Wallop, and Armstrong; 

Subcommittee on International Debt: Senators Bradley 
(Chairman), Riegle, Rockefeller, Roth, Dole, and 
Danforth; 

Subcommittee on Health: Senators Mitchell (Chair- 
man), Bentsen, Baucus, Bradley, Pryor, Riegle, 
Rockefeller, Durenberger, Packwood, Dole, 
Chafee, and Heinz; 

Subcommittee on Private Retirement Plans and Over- 
sight of the Internal Revenue Service: Senators Pryor 
(Chairman), Bentsen, and Heinz. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 43 public bills, H.R. 741-783; 10 
resolutions, HJ. Res. 105-113, and H. Con. Res. 32 
were introduced. 

Page 2003 

Recesses: It was made in order for the Speaker to 
declare additional recesses today, subject to the call 
of the Chair. 

Page 1975 

Suspensions: House voted to suspend the rules and 
pass the following resolutions: 

Long Island Rail Road labor dispute: HJ. Res. 93, to 
provide for a temporary prohibition of strikes or 
lockouts with respect to the Long Island Rail Road 
labor-management dispute. The Clerk was author- 
ized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and 
cross references, and to make such other technical 



and conforming corrections as may be necessary, in 
the engrossment of the resolution; and 

Page 1975 

Emergency Food and Shelter Program: HJ. Res. 102, 
making emergency additional funds available by 
transfer for the fiscal year ending September 30, 
1987, for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program 
of the Federal Emergency Management Agency 
(passed by a yea-and-nay 296 yeas to 79 nays, Roll 
No. 13). 

Page 1977 



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Recess: House recessed 
vened at 5:01 p.m. 

Page 1996 

Challenger Center Day: House passed and cleared 
for the President SJ. Res. 24, to designate January 
28, 1987, as "National Challenger Center Day" to 
honor the crew of the space shuttle Challenger. 

Page 1997 

Barry Goldwater Scholarship Foundation: The Majority 
Leader announced that he had appointed Represent- 
ative Montgomery, and the Minority Leader an- 
nounced that he had appointed Representative 
Martin of New York, to be members on the part of 
the House of the Board of Trustees to the Barry 
Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education 
Foundation. 

Page 1998 

Recess: House recessed at 5:36 p.m. and recon- 
vened at 8:42 p.m. 

Page 1999 

President 's State of the Union Message: Before a joint 
session of Congress, President Reagan delivered his 
State of the Union Message. He was escorted to and 
from the House Chamber by a committee composed 
of Senators Byrd, Cranston, Pell, Chiles, Mikulski, 
Matsunaga, Dole, Simpson, Thurmond, Chafee, 
Cochran, Armstrong, Boschwitz, and Hatfield; and 
Representatives Foley, Coelho, Gephardt, Bonior of 
Michigan, Edwards of California, Oakar, Michel, 
Lott, Moorhead, Lagomarsino, and Cheney. 

Page 1999 

The message was referred to the Committee of 
the Whole House on the State of the Union and or- 
dered printed as a House document (H. Doc. 
100-1). 

Page 1999 

Quorum Calls — Votes: One yea-and-nay vote de- 
veloped during the proceedings of the House today 
and appears on page 1997. There were no quorum 
calls. 

Adjournment: Met at noon and adjourned at 9:48 
p.m. 



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Committee Meetings 

EXPEDITED FUNDS AVAILABILITY ACT 

Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs: 
Held a hearing on H.R. 28, Expedited Funds Avail- 
ability Act. Testimony was heard from Leo Gannon, 
member, Senate, State of Rhode Island; Wayne D. 
Angell, member, Board of Governors, Federal Re- 
serve System; and public witnesses. 

BUDGET PROPOSALS 

Committee on the Budget: Continued hearings on the 
Administration's fiscal year 1988 budget proposals, 
with emphasis on the CBO forecast. Testimony was 
heard from Rudolph G. Penner, Director, CBO. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on 
Public Assistance and Unemployment Compensation 
met for organizational purposes. 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on 
Select Revenue Measures met for organizational 
purposes. 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on 
Trade met for organizational purposes. 

LEGAL SERVICES FOR THE ELDERLY 

Select Committee on Aging: Subcommittee on Human 
Services held a hearing on legal services for the el- 
derly. Testimony was heard from public witnesses. 

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Wednesday, January 28, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

Routine Proceedings, pages 2079-2168 

Measures Introduced: Twenty-one bills and ten 
resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 388-408, 
S. Res. 87-91, and SJ. Res. 34-38. 

Page 2118 

Measures Passed: 

Passed on Tuesday, January 27: 

New Mexico Day: Senate agreed to S. Res. 84, 
recognizing and acknowledging January 27, 1987, as 
"New Mexico Day." 

Page 1944 

Long Island Rail Road Labor-Management Dis- 
putes: Senate passed H.J. Res. 93, to provide for a 
temporary prohibition of strikes or lockouts with re- 



spect to the Long Island Rail Road labor-manage- 
ment dispute. Page 1951 

Passed today: 

Senate Committee Authorizations: Senate agreed 
to S. Res. 80, authorizing expenditures by commit- 
tees of the Senate, after taking action on an amend- 
ment proposed thereto, as follows 

Page 2099 

Rejected: 

Symms Amendment No. 4, to reduce by 5 percent 
the overall expenditures of each committee authori- 
zation. (By 58 yeas to 36 nays (Vote No. 6), Senate 
tabled the amendment.) 

Page 2099 

Honoring the Giants Championship: Senate 
agreed to S. Res. 87, congratulating the Giants for 
their championship season and on becoming world 
champions of professional football. 

Page 2104 

Establishing Staff Positions for Majority and Mi- 
nority Leaders: Senate agreed to S. Res. 89, estab- 
lishing positions of Chief of Staff for the Offices of 
the Majority and Minority Leaders. 

Page 2167 

Deputy President Pro Tempore: Senate agreed to 
S. Res. 90, relating to the designation of a Senator 
to hold the office of Deputy President pro tempore 
of the Senate. 

Page 2168 

Designating Deputy President Pro Tempore: 
Senate agreed to S. Res. 91, designating George J. 
Mitchell, of the State of Maine, as the Deputy Presi- 
dent pro tempore of the Senate. 

Page 2167 

Messages From the President: Senate received the 
following messages from the President of the 
United States: 

Received on Tuesday, January 27: 

(1) Message on the State of the Union; which was 
ordered to lie on the table. (PM-9) 

(2) Message on the State of the Union — A Quest 
for Excellence; which was ordered to lie on the 
table. (PM-10) 

Page 1952 

Received today: 

(1) Transmitting the first annual report on the 
National Security Strategy of the United States, 
1987; which was referred to the Committee on 
Armed Services. (PM-11) 

(2) Reporting seven revised rescission proposals 
now totaling $723,461,329, twenty-five new deferrals 
of budget authority totaling $257,977,000, and one 
revised deferral of budget authority now totaling 
$7,162,831, which were referred jointly to the Com- 
mittee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, the 
Committee on Appropriations, the Committee on 



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Armed Services, the Committee on Banking, Hous- 
ing, and Urban Affairs, the Committee on the 
Budget, the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
Transportation, the Committee on Energy and Natu- 
ral Resources, the Committee on Environment and 
Public Works, the Committee on Foreign Relations, 
the Committee on Governmental Affairs, and the 
Committee on Labor and Human Resources. 
(PM-12) 

(3) Transmitting the fifth annual report of the 
Tourism Policy Council, which was referred to the 
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transporta- 
tion. (PM-13) 

Page 2115 

Messages From the House: Page 21 15 

Measures Referred: Page 21 16 

Measures Ordered Placed on Calendar: Page 211 6 

Petitions and Memorials: Page 2117 

Communications: Page 21 16 

Statements on Introduced Bills: Page 2119 

Additional Cosponsors: Page 2147 

Notices of Hearings: Page 2149 

Committee Authority To Meet: Page 2149 

Additional Statements: Page 2149 

Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. 
(Total— 6) 

Page 2103 

Adjournment: Senate convened at 1 p.m., and ad- 
journed at 6:26 p.m., until 12 noon, on Thursday, 
January 29, 1987. (For Senate's program, see the re- 
marks of Senator Byrd in today's Record on page 
2104.) 



Committee Meetings 



NOMINATIONS 

Committee on Armed Services: Committee ordered fa- 
vorably reported the nominations of Gen. Robert T. 
Herres, to be Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, 
and four military nominations in the Air Force. 

Prior to this action, the committee concluded 
hearings on the nomination of General Herres, after 
the nominee testified and answered questions in his 
own behalf. 

MILITARY STRATEGY 

Committee on Armed Services: Committee held hearings 
on U.S. military strategy for low intensity conflicts, 
receiving testimony from Gen. Paul F. Gorman, 
USA (Ret.), former Commander-in-Chief, U.S. 
Southern Command. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 



CORPORATE TAKEOVERS 

Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: 
Committee began oversight hearings on the econo- 
my, insider trading and hostile corporate takeovers, 
receiving testimony from Alan Greenspan, Town- 
send-Greenspan, Nicholas F. Brady, Dillon, Read & 
Company, Inc., and Felix G. Rohatyn, Lazard Freres 
& Co., all of New York, New York; Lloyd N. 
Cutler, Wilmer, Cutler, and Pickering, Roderick M. 
Hills, The Manchester Group Ltd., and A. A. 
Sommer, Jr., Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, all of Wash- 
ington, DC; and Francis M. Wheat, Gibson, Dunn 
& Crutcher, Los Angeles, California. 
Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

1988 BUDGET 

Committee on the Budget: Committee resumed hearings 
in preparation for reporting the first concurrent res- 
olution on the fiscal year 1988 budget, receiving tes- 
timony from Rudolph G. Penner, Director, Con- 
gressional Budget Office. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

BUSINESS MEETING 

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Committee 
ordered favorably reported the following bills: 

S. 214, to direct the Federal Energy Regulatory 
Commission to issue an order with respect to 
Docket No. EL-85-38-000; and 

S. 83, to establish national energy efficiency re- 
quirements for major household appliances and es- 
tablish uniform national standards, with amend- 
ments. 

CLIMATE CHANGE 

Committee on Environment and Public Works: Subcom- 
mittee on Environmental Protection and Subcom- 
mittee on Hazardous Wastes and Toxic Substances 
held joint hearings on greenhouse gases, the rela- 
tionship between the greenhouse effect and ozone 
depletion and the connections between the causes of 
the greenhouse effect and acid deposition, receiving 
testimony from John D. Negroponte, Assistant Sec- 
retary of State for Oceans and International Envi- 
ronment and Scientific Affairs; J. Craig Potter, As- 
sistant Administrator for Air and Radiation, Fitz- 
hugh Green, Associate Administrator for Interna- 
tional Affairs, and Vaun Newill, Assistant Adminis- 
trator for Research and Development, all of the En- 
vironmental Protection Agency; Tom M.L. Wigley, 
University of East Anglia, Norwich, England; Ralph 
J. Cicerone, National Center for Atmospheric Re- 
search, Boulder, Colorado; V. Ramanathan, Univer- 
sity of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; Wallace S. 
Broecker, Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory, 
New York, New York; Gordon J. MacDonald, 
MITRE Corporation, McLean, Virginia; Jessica 



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Tuchman Mathews, World Resources Institute, and 
David D. Doniger, Natural Resources Defense 
Council, both of Washington, DC; and Richard Bar- 
nett, Alliance for a Responsible CFC Policy, Ross- 
lyn, Virginia. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call 

CATASTROPHIC HEALTH INSURANCE 

Committee on Finance: Committee began hearings on 
how the private sector and government might coop- 
erate to improve protection for vulnerable Ameri- 
cans when catastrophic illness strikes, receiving testi- 
mony from Otis R. Bowen, Secretary of Health and 
Human Services, and Thomas Burke, Chief of Staff, 
Department of Health and Human Services. 
Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

CENTRAL AMERICA— ECONOMIC 
ASSISTANCE 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee held hear- 
ings on S. 184, to provide economic assistance to 
Central America, and to review United States policy 
options with respect to Nicaragua and aid to the 
Contras, receiving testimony from Senators Dodd 
and Weicker; Kenneth Sharpe, Swarthmore College, 
Swarthmore, Pennsylvania; and Sol M. Linowitz, 
Inter-American Dialogue, Samuel Dickens, Ameri- 
can Security Council Foundation, and Robert 
Schweitzer, former Representative to the Inter- 
American Defense Board, all of Washington, DC. 
Hearings were recessed subject to call. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 31 public bills, H.R. 784-814; 2 
private bills, H.R. 815 and 816; and 9 resolutions, 
HJ. Res. 114-118, H. Con. Res. 33, and H. Res. 
56-58, were introduced. 

Page 2068 

Presidential Message — National Security Strate- 
gy: Received and read a message from the Presi- 
dent wherein he transmits the first annual report on 
the national security strategy of the United States — 
referred to the Committee on Armed Services. 

Page 2030 

Joint Library: House agreed to S. Con. Res. 12, to 
allow another member of the Committee on Rules 
and Administration of the Senate to serve on the 
Joint Committee of Congress on the Library in place 
of the Chairman of the Committee — clearing the 



measure. 



Page 2030 



Challenger Crew: House agreed to H. Res. 55, in me- 
moriam of the crew of the space shuttle Challenger. 

Page 2036 

Intelligence Committee: The Speaker appointed as 
minority members of the Permanent Select Commit- 
tee on Intelligence the following Members of the 
House: Representatives Hyde, Cheney, Livingston, 
McEwen, Lungren, and Shuster. 

Page 2040 

Narcotics Abuse and Control Committee: The 

Speaker appointed as minority members of the 
Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control 
the following Members of the House: Representa- 
tives Gilman, Coughlin, Shaw, Oxley, Parris, 
Hunter, DioGuardi, McKinney, Sensenbrenner, and 
Dornan of California. 

Page 2040 

Joint Economic Committee: The Speaker appoint- 
ed as minority members of the Joint Economic Com- 
mittee the following Members on the part of the 
House: Representatives Wylie, Snowe, Fish, and 
McMillan of North Carolina. 

Page 2040 

Presidential Messages: Received and read the fol- 
lowing messages from the President; 

Rescissions — deferrals: Message reporting seven re- 
vised rescission proposals, twenty-five new deferrals, 
and one revised deferral — referred to the Commit- 
tee on Appropriations and ordered printed (H. 
Doc. 99-25); and 

Tourism Policy Council: Message transmitting the 
fifth annual report of the Tourism Policy Council 
covering fiscal year 1986 — referred to the Commit- 
tee on Energy and Commerce. 

Page 2058 

Quorum Calls — Votes: No quorum calls or votes 
developed during the proceedings of the House 
today. 

Adjournment: Met at 2 p.m. and adjourned at 5:03 
p.m. 

Committee Meetings 

BUDGET PROPOSALS 

Committee on the Budget: Continued hearings on the 
Administration's fiscal year 1988 budget proposals, 
with emphasis on international affairs. Testimony 
was heard from George P. Shultz, Secretary of 
State. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

DEVELOPMENTS IN EUROPE 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on 
Europe and the Middle East held a hearing on De- 
velopments in Europe, January 1987. Testimony was 
heard from Rozanne L. Ridgway, Assistant Secre- 



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tary, Bureau of European and Canadian Affairs, De- 
partment of State. 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on House Administration: Met for organiza- 
tional purposes. 

R&D BUDGET 

Committee on Science, Space and Technology: Held a pos- 
ture hearing on the R&D budget for fiscal year 
1988. Testimony was heard from William R. 
Graham, Science Advisor to the President and Di- 
rector, Office of Science and Technology Policy. 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on 
Oversight met for organizational purposes. 

WELFARE REFORM PROPOSALS 

Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on 
Public Assistance and Unemployment Compensation 
held a hearing on welfare reform proposals. Testi- 
mony was heard from Senator Moynihan; Stephen 
B. Heintz, Commissioner, Department of Income 
Maintenance, State of Connecticut; and public wit- 
nesses. 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on 
Social Security met for organizational purposes. 

CATASTROPHIC HEALTH CARE 

Select Committee on Aging: Subcommittee on Health 
and Long-Term Care held a hearing on paying the 
price for catastrophic health care. Testimony was 
heard from Eleanor Chelimsky, Director, Program 
Management and Evaluation, GAO; and public wit- 
nesses. 

JOINT MEETING 

CATASTROPHIC HEALTH CARE COSTS 

Joint Hearing: Senate Special Committee on Aging 
concluded joint hearings with the House Select 
Committee on Aging on catastrophic health care 
costs, and to assess the adequacy of the President's 
proposal for protecting uninsured and underinsured 
families from financial risk of catastrophic illness, 
after receiving testimony from Otis R. Bowen, Sec- 
retary of Health and Human Services. 

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Thursday, January 29, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

Routine Proceedings, pages 2227-2361 



Measures Introduced: Eighteen bills and five reso- 
lutions were introduced, as follows: S. 409-426, SJ. 
Res. 39, and S. Res. 92-95. 

Page 2321 

Measures Reported: Reports were made as follows: 

HJ. Res. 102, making emergency additional funds 
available by transfer for the fiscal year ending Sep- 
tember 30, 1987, for the Emergency Food and Shel- 
ter Program of the Federal Emergency Management 
Agency, with amendments. (S. Rept. No. 100-5) 

S. Res. 83, waiving section 303(a) of the Congres- 
sional Budget Act of 1974 for the consideration of S. 
382, to amend and extend the authorization of the 
Urban Mass Transportation Act of 1964. 

S. Res. 85, waiving section 303(a) of the Congres- 
sional Budget Act of 1974 for the consideration of S. 
387, to authorize appropriations for certain highways 
in accordance with title 23, United States Code, and 
for other purposes. 

S. 341, to provide emergency assistance to certain 
agricultural producers, and for other purposes, with 
an amendment in the nature of a substitute. 

Page 2320 

Measures Passed: 

Disapproval of Federal Pay Increases: By 88 yeas 
to 6 nays (Vote No. 9), Senate passed SJ. Res. 34, 
disapproving the recommendations of the President 
relating to rates of pay of certain officers and em- 
ployees of the Federal Government, after taking 
action on amendments proposed thereto, as follows: 

Page 2273 

Rejected: 

(1) By 2 yeas to 93 nays (Vote No. 7), Weicker 
Amendment No. 5, in the nature of a substitute, to 
disapprove the recommendations of the President 
relating to rates of pay of Members of Congress and 
certain other officers and employees of the Federal 
Government, to prescribe rates of pay for Members 
of Congress and certain such officers and employ- 
ees, and to prohibit the acceptance of honoraria by 
Members of Congress. 

Page 2279 

(2) By 27 yeas to 66 nays, 1 voting present (Vote 
No. 8), Wilson Amendment No. 6, in the nature of 
a substitute, to disapprove the pay raise for Mem- 
bers of Congress. 

Page 2288 

Emergency Food and Shelter Program Appropria- 
tions: By 78 yeas to 5 nays (Vote No. 12), Senate 
passed HJ. Res. 102, to make emergency additional 
funds available by transfer for the fiscal year ending 
September 30, 1987, for the Emergency Food and 
Shelter Program of the Federal Emergency Manage- 
ment Agency, after agreeing to committee amend- 
ments and taking action on amendments proposed 
thereto, as follows: 

Page 2295 



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Adopted: 

(1) By 61 yeas to 22 nays (Vote No. 10), agreed 
to a motion to waive the Congressional Budget Act 
of 1974 for the consideration of the joint resolution. 

Page 2295 

(2) Humphrey Amendment No. 7, to disapprove 
the recommendations of the President relating to 
rates of pay of certain officers and employees of the 
Federal Government. 

Page 2303 

(3) Murkowski Amendment No. 9, to provide the 
Veterans' Administration with authority to contract 
for psychiatric residential treatment for certain 
chronically mentally ill veterans. (By 2 yeas to 82 
nays (Vote No. 11), Senate earlier failed to table the 
amendment.) 

Page 2304 

Emergency Agricultural Assistance: Senate passed 
S. 341, to provide emergency assistance to certain 
agricultural producers, after agreeing to a commit- 
tee amendment in the nature of a substitute. 

Page 2314 

Private Relief: Senate agreed to S. Res. 78, to pay 
a gratuity to Hazel A. Kudel. 

Page 2359 

Joint Committee Membership: Senate agreed to S. 
Res. 95, providing for members on the part of the 
Senate of the Joint Committee on Printing and the 
Joint Committee of the Congress on the Library, as 
follows: 

Joint Committee on Printing: Senators Ford, 
DeConcini, Gore, Stevens, and Hatfield; 

Joint Committee of Congress on the Library: Sen- 
ators Pell, DeConcini, Moynihan, Hatfield, and Ste- 
vens. 

Page 2359 

Authority for Committees: All committees are au- 
thorized to file reports on Friday, from 10 a.m. until 
3 p.m., during the adjournment of the Senate. 

Page 2358 

Removal of Injunction of Secrecy: The injunction 
of secrecy was removed from Protocol II Additional 
to the 1949 Geneva Conventions, and relating to the 
Protection of Victims of Non-International Armed 
Conflicts (Treaty Doc. No. 100-2), transmitted 
today to the Senate by the President of the United 
States, and the protocol was considered as having 
been read the first time, was referred with accompa- 
nying papers to the Committee on Foreign Rela- 
tions, and was ordered to be printed. 

Page 2359 

Messages From the President: Senate received the 
following messages from the President of the 
United States: 



Transmitting the Economic Report of the Presi- 
dent; which was referred to the Joint Economic 
Committee. (PM-14) 

Page 2318 

Nominations Received: Senate received the fol- 
lowing nominations: 

Robert E. Lamb, of Virginia, to be Assistant Sec- 
retary of State for Diplomatic Security. 

Charles H. Dallara, of Virginia, to be United 
States Executive Director of the International Mone- 
tary Fund. 

J. Michael Dorsey, of Missouri, to be General 
Counsel of the Department of Housing and Urban 
Development. 

Charles A. Shanor, of Georgia, to be General 
Counsel of the Equal Employment Opportunity 
Commission. 

James L. Kolstad, of Colorado, to be a member of 
the National Transportation Safety Board. 

Rear Adm. Clyde R. Bell, U.S. Navy, designated 
to be Vice Admiral. 

Routine lists of Air Force and Foreign Service 
nominations. 

Page 2361 

Nominations Confirmed: Senate confirmed the fol- 
lowing nominations: 

Gen. Robert T. Herres, U.S. Air Force, to be 
Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff. 

Lt. Gen. Monroe T. Hatch, U.S. Air Force, to be 
Vice Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force. 

Three Air Force nominations in the rank of gen- 
eral. 

Page 2361 
Page 2318 
Page 2320 
Page 2318 
Page 2320 
Page 2321 
Page 2335 
Page 2338 
Page 2343 
Page 2343 
Page 2343 

Record Votes: Six record votes were taken today. 
(Total— 12) 

Pages 2287, 2290, 2295, 2303, 2306, 2313 

Adjournment: Senate convened at 12 noon, and ad- 
journed at 9:16 p.m., until 2 p.m., on Monday, Feb- 
ruary 2, 1987. (For Senate program, see the remarks 
of Senator Byrd in today's Record on Page 2360.) 



Messages From the President: 
Messages From the House: 
Measures Referred: 
Executive Reports: 
Statements on Introduced Bills: 
Additional Cosponsors: 
Amendments Submitted: 
Notices of Hearings: 
Committee Authority To Meet: 
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Committee Meetings 

BUSINESS MEETING 

Committee on Agriculture. Nutrition, and Forestry: Com- 
mittee ordered favorably reported S. 341, to require 
that the Secretary of Agriculture make disaster pay- 
ments to producers who were prevented from plant- 
ing the 1987 wheat crop in time to ensure normal 
crop production, with an amendment in the nature 
of a substitute. 

Also, the committee announced the following sub- 
committee assignments: 

Subcommittee on Agricultural Production and Stabiliza- 
tion of Prices: Senators Zorinsky (Chairman), Conrad, 
Heflin, Boren, Fowler, Pryor, Daschle, Helms, 
Dole, Cochran, McConnell, Bond, and Wilson. 

Subcommittee on Agricultural Research, Conservation, 
Forestry and General Legislation: Senators Melcher 
(Chairman), Heflin, Fowler, Bond, and Wilson. 

Subcommittee on Domestic and Foreign Marketing and 
Product Promotion: Senators Pryor (Chairman), 
Daschle, Melcher, Conrad, Zorinsky, Harkin, Coch- 
ran, Helms, Bond, Wilson, and Boschwitz. 

Subcommittee on Agricultural Credit: Senators Boren 
(Chairman), Zorinsky, Harkin, Daschle, Boschwitz, 
Cochran, and McConnell. 

Subcommittee on Rural Development and Rural Electri- 
fication: Senators Heflin (Chairman), Fowler, and 
McConnell. 

Subcommittee on Nutrition and Investigations: Sena- 
tors Harkin (Chairman), Melcher, Pryor, Conrad, 
Dole, Boschwitz, and Helms. 

EMERGENCY FOOD AND SHELTER 
ASSISTANCE 

Committee on Appropriations: Committee ordered fa- 
vorably reported, with amendments, HJ. Res. 102, 
making emergency additional funds available by 
transfer for the fiscal year ending September 30, 
1987, for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program 
of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. 

DRUG EDUCATION 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Labor, 
Health and Human Services, and Education held 
hearings on proposed reductions in drug abuse pre- 
vention and treatment and drug education pro- 
grams, receiving testimony from Donald Macdon- 
ald, Administrator, Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and 
Mental Health Administration, Department of 
Health and Human Services; John Walters, Special 
Assistant to the Secretary, Department of Education; 
John Daigle, Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Asso- 
ciation, and Betty Castor, Florida Commissioner of 
Education, both of Tallahassee; John S. Gustafson, 
New York State Division of Substance Abuse, 
Albany; Frank Campana, and Clarence Coburn, both 
of the Driftwood Middle School, Fort Lauderdale, 



Florida; Derrek Dame, Perry Parker High School, 
Jacksonville, Florida; and Alice Riddell, New York 
City Board of Education, New York, New York; 
Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

PROBLEMS OF THE HOMELESS 

Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: 
Subcommittee on Housing and Urban Affairs con- 
cluded hearings to review the problems of homeless 
persons, after receiving testimony from Harvey 
Vieth, Acting Director, Office of Family Assistance, 
Department of Health and Human Services, and 
Chair, Federal Interagency Task Force on Food and 
Shelter; James Stimpson, Deputy Assistant Secretary 
of Housing and Urban Development for Policy De- 
velopment; Steve N. Kleiman, Assistant for Installa- 
tion Assistance, Office of the Assistant Secretary of 
Defense for Acquisition and Logistics; Mayor Joseph 
Riley, Jr., Charleston, South Carolina, on behalf of 
the U.S. Conference of Mayors; Mayor Raymond L. 
Flynn, Boston, Massachusetts, and Mayor Jerry 
Abramson, Louisville, Kentucky, both representing 
the Task Force on Hunger and Homelessness; Ross 
Polege, Fellowship of Lights, Baltimore, Maryland; 
Valerie Harper, LIFE (Love is Feeding Everyone), 
Hollywood, California; and Maria Foscarinis, Na- 
tional Coalition for the Homeless, Mark Talisman, 
Council of Jewish Federation and Welfare Fund, J. 
Bryan Hehir, on behalf of the U.S. Catholic Confer- 
ence, Paul Egan, The American Legion, Gordon 
Thorson, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United 
States, Ronald Drach, Disabled American Veterans, 
and Richard Weidman, Vietnam Veterans of Amer- 
ica, all of Washington, DC. 

BUDGET WAIVERS 

Committee on the Budget: Committee approved for re- 
porting the following resolutions: 

S. Res. 83, waiving section 303(a) of the Congres- 
sional Budget Act of 1974 for the consideration of S. 
382, authorizing funds through fiscal year 1990 for 
Federal mass transit assistance programs; and 

S. Res. 85, waiving section 303(a) of the Congres- 
sional Budget Act of 1974 for the consideration of S. 
387, authorizing funds through fiscal year 1991 for 
Federal highway construction programs. 

AVIATION SAFETY 

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: 
Subcommittee on Aviation held oversight hearings 
on aviation safety, receiving testimony from Donald 
Engen, Administrator, Federal Aviation Administra- 
tion; James E. Burnett, Chairman, National Trans- 
portation Safety Board; and Herbert R. McClure, 
Associate Director, General Accounting Office. 
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INTERIOR BUDGET 

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Committee 
concluded hearings on the President's proposed 
budget for fiscal year 1988 for the Department of 
the Interior, after receiving testimony from Donald 
P. Hodel, Secretary of the Interior. 

DOES CIVILIAN NUCLEAR WASTE 
ACTIVITIES 

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Committee 
began oversight hearings on the current status of 
the Department of Energy's nuclear waste activities, 
focusing on developments and new information in 
the waste program, receiving testimony from John 
S. Herrington, Secretary of Energy, and Ben C. 
Rusche, Director, Office of Civilian Radioactive 
Waste Management, Department of Energy. 
Hearings continue on Wednesday, February 4. 

MEDICARE/MEDICAID 

Committee on Finance: Subcommittee on Health held 
hearings to examine how the Medicare and Medic- 
aid Programs have been affected by deficit reduc- 
tion efforts and structural changes since 1980, receiv- 
ing testimony from Michael Zimmerman, Associate 
Director, Human Resources Division, U.S. General 
Accounting Office; Stuart Altman, Brandeis Univer- 
sity, Waltham, Massachusetts; Karen Davis, Johns 
Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland; Cynthia 
Polich, InterStudy, Excelsior, Minnesota; Uwe Rein- 
hardt, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey; 
and Jack A. Meyer, New Direction for Policy, John 
L. Palmer, The Urban Institute, Robert Rubin, ICF, 
Inc., and Joshua Wiener, The Brookings Institute, 
all of Washington, DC. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

IRAN ARMS SHIPMENTS 

Select Committee on Intelligence: Committee met in 
closed session and agreed to release a committee 
report in relation to the shipment of arms to Iran. 
Committee recessed subject to call. 

IRAN ARMS SHIPMENTS 

Select Committee on Secret Military Assistance to Iran and 
the Nicaraguan Opposition: Committee met in closed 
session to review a report of the Select Committee 
on Intelligence in relation to the shipment of arms 
to Iran and the channeling of funds to the Nicara- 
guan opposition. Also, the committee discussed staff 
assignments and security guidelines. 
Committee recessed subject to call. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 91 public bills, H.R. 817-907; 1 
private bill, H.R. 908; and 7 resolutions, H.J. Res. 
119-123, H. Con. Res. 34, and H. Res. 59 were in- 
troduced. 

Page 2221 

Speaker Pro Tempore: Read a letter from the 
Speaker wherein he designates Representative 
Oakar to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. 

Page 2197 

Acting Clerks: Read a letter from the Clerk of the 
House wherein he designates W. Raymond Colley, 
Deputy Clerk, to sign any and all papers and do all 
other acts under the name of the Clerk of the 
House which he would be authorized to do by 
virtue of this designation, except such as are provid- 
ed by statute, in cases of the temporary absence or 
disability of the Clerk; and that Dolores C. Snow, 
Assistant to the Clerk, or Dallas L. Dendy, Jr., As- 
sistant to the Clerk, should similarly perform such 
duties should Mr. Colley not be able to act in the 
Clerk's behalf for any reason. 

Page 2200 

Legislative Program: Acting Majority Leader an- 
nounced the legislative program for the week of 
February 2. Agreed to adjourn from Thursday to 
Monday. 

Page 2200 

Calendar Wednesday: Agreed to dispense with 
Calendar Wednesday business of February 4. 

Page 2201 

Water Quality: Agreed to postpone until Tuesday, 
February 3, any action on the President's veto of 
H.R. 1, to amend the Federal Water Pollution Con- 
trol Act to provide for the renewal of the quality of 
the Nation's waters. 

Page 2206 

Presidential Message — Economic Report: Re- 
ceived and read a message from the President 
wherein he transmits the Economic Report of the 
President — referred to the Joint Economic Commit- 
tee and ordered printed (H. Doc. 100-2). 

Page 2209 

Quorum Calls — Votes: No quorum calls or votes 
developed during the proceedings of the House 
today. 

Adjournment: Met at 11 a.m. and adjourned at 1:02 
p.m. 



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Committee Meetings 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs: Met 
for organizational purposes. 

BUDGET PROPOSALS 

Committee on the Budget: Continued hearings on the 
Administration's fiscal year 1988 budget proposals. 
Testimony was heard from James C. Miller III, Di- 
rector, Office of Management and Budget. 
Hearings continue February 3. 

REYKJAVIK TALKS 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Arms 
Control, International Security and Science held a 
hearing on the Reykjavik Talks: Promise or Peril. 
Testimony was heard from Robert S. McNamara, 
former Secretary of Defense; Gerard Smith, former 
Chief, U.S. Delegation to the ABM Treaty Negotia- 
tions; and public witnesses. 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on Post Office and Civil Service: Met for or- 
ganizational purposes. 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on Veterans ' Affairs: Met for organizational 
purposes. 

CATASTROPHIC ILLNESS EXPENSES 

Committee on Ways and Means and the Subcommittee 
on Health held a joint hearing on catastrophic ill- 
ness expenses. Testimony was heard from Dr. Otis 
R. Bowen, Secretary, Department of Health and 
Human Services. 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on 
Health met for organizational purposes. 



Joint Meeting 



PRESIDENTS ECONOMIC REPORT 

Joint Economic Committee: Committee held hearings 
on the economic report of the President, receiving 
testimony from Beryl Sprinkel, Chairman, and 
Thomas G. Moore, and Michael Mussa, both mem- 
bers, all of the Council of Economic Advisers. 
Committee will meet again tomorrow. 



Monday, February 2, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

Routine Proceedings, pages 2396-2466 

Measures Introduced: Nine bills and two resolu- 
tions were introduced, as follows: S. 427-435, S.J. 
Res. 40, and S. Res. 96. 

Page 2446 

Measured Reported: Reports were made as fol- 
lows: 

Reported on Thursday, January 29: 

S. Res. 95, providing for members on the part of 
the Senate of the Joint Committee on Printing and 
the Joint Committee of Congress on the Library. 

Page 2458 

Reported on Friday, January 30, 1987, during ad- 
journment: 

S. 83, amending the Energy Policy and Conserva- 
tion Act with respect to energy conservation stand- 
ards for appliances, with amendments. (S. Rept. No. 
100-6) 

Reported today: 

Special report entitled "Preliminary Inquire Into 
the Sale of Arms to Iran and Possible Diversion of 
Funds to the Nicaraguan Resistance," Select Com- 
mittee on Intelligence. (S. Rept. No. 100-7) 

Page 2446 

Measures Passed: 

Budget Act Waiver: By 91 yeas to 1 nay (Vote 
No. 13), Senate passed S. Res. 85, to waive section 
303(a) of the Congressional Budget of 1974 with re- 
spect to the consideration of S. 387, Federal-Aid 
Highway Act of 1987 (listed below). 

Page 2413 

Death of Representative Burton: Senate agreed to 
S. Res. 96, expressing profound sorrow on the an- 
nouncement of the death of the Honorable Sala G. 
Burton, late a Representative from the State of Cali- 
fornia. 

Page 2444 

Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1987: Senate began 
consideration of S. 387, to authorize funds for cer- 
tain highways in accordance with title 23, United 
States Code, taking action on amendments proposed 
thereto, as follows: 

Page 2417 

Adopted: 

Moynihan Amendment No. 10, to authorize cer- 
tain additional highway projects. 

Page 2431 

Pending: 



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Symms Amendment No. 11, to change the nation- 
al maximum speed limit law. 

Page 2434 

The Senate will continue consideration of the bill 
and amendments proposed thereto on Tuesday, Feb- 
ruary 3. 

Soviet Arms Control Negotiations — Agreement: 

A unanimous-consent agreement was reached pro- 
viding for the consideration of S. Res. 94, concern- 
ing arms control negotiations with the Soviet Union, 
on Tuesday, February 17, with 40 minutes for debate 

thereon. Page 2416 

Appointments: 

Technology Assessment Board: The Presiding Of- 
ficer, on behalf of the President pro tempore, pursu- 
ant to the provisions of Public Law 92-484, appoint- 
ed Senator Grassley as a member of the Technology 
Assessment Board. 

Page 2466 

Nominations Received: Senate received the fol- 
lowing nominations: 

Jack F. Matlock, Jr., of Florida, to be Ambassador 
to the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. 

Robert P. Charrow, of the District of Columbia, 
to be a Judge of the United States Claims Court. 

Bohdan A. Futey, of Ohio, to be a Judge of the 
United States Claims Court. 

Wilkes C. Robinson, of Kansas, to be a Judge of 
the United States Claims Court. 

David Bryan Sentelle, of North Carolina, to be 
United States Circuit Judge for the District of Co- 
lumbia Circuit. 

Michael S. Kanne, of Indiana, to be United States 
Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit. 

Edward Leavy, of Oregon, to be United States 
Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit. 

Bernard H. Siegan, of California, to be United 
States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit. 

Ronald S.W. Lew, to be United States District 
Judge for the Central District of California. 

James B. Zagel, to be United States District Judge 
for the Northern District of Illinois. 

Richard J. Daronco, to be United States District 
Judge for the Southern District of New York. 

Layn R. Phillips, to be United States District 
Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma. 

Malcolm F. Marsh, to be United States District 
Judge for the District of Oregon. 

19 Air Force nominations in the rank of general. 

5 Army nominations in the rank of general. 

Routine lists of Air Force and Marine Corps 
nominations. 

Page 2467 

Messages From the President: Page 2445 

Messages From the House: Page 2445 

Statements on Introduced Bills: Page 2446 



Additional Cosponsors: p Q ge 2454 

Amendments Submitted: p Qge 2456 

Additional Statements: p Q ge 2457 

Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. 
(Total— 13) 

Page 2416 

Adjournment: Senate convened at 2 p.m., and in 
accordance with S. Res. 96, in respect to the 
memory of the Honorable Sala G. Burton, of Cali- 
fornia, adjourned at 7:50 p.m., until 9:45 a.m., on 
Tuesday, February 3, 1987. (For Senate program, see 
the remarks of Senator Byrd in today's Record at 
page 2465.) 

Committee Meetings 

AVIATION SAFETY 

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: On 
Friday, January 30, the Subcommittee on Aviation 
concluded oversight hearings on aviation safety, 
after receiving testimony from Senator Byrd; Wil- 
liam F. Bolger, Air Transport Association, Alan Ste- 
phen, Regional Airline Association, John Sheehan, 
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, John 
O'Brien, Air Line Pilots Association, and John F. 
Thornton, Dennis Delaney, and Howard Barte, all 
of the National Air Traffic Controllers' Association, 
all of Washington, DC. 

WELFARE REFORM 

Committee on Finance: Subcommittee on Social Securi- 
ty and Family Policy resumed hearings on how to 
improve the existing family welfare system and how 
to promote the well-being of families with children, 
receiving testimony from Delaware Governor, Mi- 
chael N. Castle, Dover, on behalf of the National 
Governors Association; Mayor Arthur J. Holland, 
Trenton, New Jersey, on behalf of the U.S. Confer- 
ence of Mayors; Ann Klinger, Supervisor, Merced 
County, California, on behalf of the National Asso- 
ciation of Counties; Dorothy V. Harris, National 
Association of Social Workers, Silver Spring, Mary- 
land; and Douglas G. Glasgow, National Urban 
League, Inc., J. Bryan Hehir, U.S. Catholic Confer- 
ence, Charles V. Bergstrom, American Lutheran 
Church, Lutheran Church in America and Associa- 
tion of Evangelical Lutheran Churches, Robert 
Greenstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, 
David Liederman, Child Welfare League of Amer- 
ica, Robert J. Fersh, Food Research Action Center, 
and Cynthia Marano, Wider Opportunities for 
Women, all of Washington, DC. 

Hearings continue on Friday, February 20. 



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ENERGY TAXATION 

Committee on Finance: On Friday, January 30, the Sub- 
committee on Energy and Agricultural Taxation 
held hearings on energy tax issues, including S. 233, 
to encourage increased production of domestic 
crude oil, S. 255, to repeal the windfall profit tax on 
domestic crude oil, and S. 302, to impose a tax on 
the importation of crude oil and refined petroleum 
products, receiving testimony from William Fisher, 
University of Texas Bureau of Economic Geology, 
Francis Durand, Texas Independent Producers and 
Royalty Owners, and Mack Wallace, Texas Railroad 
Commission, all of Austin, Texas; Henry Schuller, 
and Charles Ebinger, both of Georgetown Universi- 
ty Center for Strategic and International Studies, 
Phil Verleger, Institute for International Economics, 
and Charles DiBona, American Petroleum Institute, 
all of Washington, DC; George Singer, Independent 
Petroleum Association of America, Tulsa, Oklaho- 
ma; Jack Taylor, American Association of Petroleum 
Geologists, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; William 
Bradford, Dresser Industries, Houston, Texas; Carl 
Bolch, Racetrac Petroleum Inc., Atlanta, Georgia, 
representing the Society of Independent Gasoline 
Marketers; and William F. Kenny II, Meenan Oil 
Company, Soyosset, New York, on behalf of the In- 
dependent Fuel Terminal Operators Association. 
Hearings were recessed subject to call. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 9 public bills, H.R. 909-917; and 
6 resolutions, H.J. Res. 124-127, and H. Res. 60-61 
were introduced. 

Page 2394 

Condolence Resolution: House agreed to H. Res. 
60, expressing the condolences of the House on the 
death of Representative Burton of California. 

Page 2381 

Presidential Veto Message — Water Quality: 
Read a message from the President wherein he an- 
nounces his veto of H.R. 1, to amend the Federal 
Water Pollution Control Act to provide for the re- 
newal of the quality of the Nation's waters, and ex- 
plains his reasons therefor — ordered printed (H. 
Doc. 100-26). 

Page 2392 

Pursuant to the order of the House of January 29, 
further consideration of the veto message was post- 
poned until Tuesday, February 3. 

Page 2392 

Children, Youth, and Families Committee: The 

Speaker appointed as minority members of the 



Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families 
the following Members of the House: Representa- 
tives Coats, Bliley, Wolf, Johnson of Connecticut, 
Vucanovich, Kemp, Wortley, Packard, Boulter, 
Hastert, Holloway, and Grandy. 

Page 2392 

Hunger Committee: The Speaker appointed as mi- 
nority members of the Select Committee on Hunger 
the following Members of the House: Representa- 
tives Roukema, Emerson, Morrison of Washington, 
Gilman, Robert F. Smith, Bereuter, Upton, and 
three vacancies. 

Page 2393 

Aging Committee: The Speaker appointed as mi- 
nority members of the Select Committee on Aging 
the following Members of the House: Representa- 
tives Hammerschmidt, Regula, Shumway, Snowe, 
Jeffords, Tauke, Wortley, Courter, Schneider, 
Ridge, Smith of New Jersey, Boehlert, Saxton, 
Bentley, Lightfoot, Fawell, Meyers of Kansas, Blaz, 
Swindall, Henry, Schuette, Spence, Clinger, Mor- 
ella, and Saiki. 

Page 2393 

Quorum Calls — Votes: No quorum calls or votes 
developed during the proceedings of the House 
today. 

Adjournment: Met at noon and, pursuant to the 
provisions of H. Res. 60, adjourned at 1:50 p.m. as a 
further mark of respect to the memory of the late 
Representative Burton of California. 



Committee Meetings 

PRESIDENTIAL PAY RECOMMENDATIONS 

Committee on Post Office and Civil Service: Ad Hoc Task 
Force on Presidential Pay Recommendations held a 
hearing on the President's pay recommendations. 
Testimony was heard from James L. Ferguson, 
Chairman, Commission on Executive, Legislative, 
and Judicial Salaries; Warren E. Burger, former 
Chief Justice, U.S. Supreme Court; Spencer Wil- 
liams, Judge, U.S. District Court; Abner Mikva, 
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals; Claudia Cooley, Asso- 
ciate Director, Personnel Systems and Oversight, 
Office of Personnel Management; Thomas McFee, 
Assistant Secretary, Personnel, Department of 
Health and Human Services; Ann P. Bradley, Asso- 
ciate Deputy Administrator, Office of Administra- 
tor, NASA; and public witnesses. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 






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Joint Meeting 

ECONOMIC OUTLOOK AND POLICY 

Joint Economic Committee: Committee resumed hear- 
ings to review the economic outlook and economic 
policy for 1987, receiving testimony from Paul A. 



Volcker, Chairman, Board of Governors, Federal 
Reserve System. 

On Friday, January 30, the committee began hear- 
ings to review the economic outlook and economic 
policy for 1987, receiving testimony from James A. 
Baker III, Secretary of the Treasury. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 



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Resume of Congressional Activity 

FIRST SESSION OF THE ONE HUNDREDTH CONGRESS 

The first table gives a comprehensive resume of all legislative business transacted by the Senate and House. 
The second table accounts for all nominations submitted to the Senate by the President for Senate confirmation. 



DATA ON LEGISLATIVE ACTIVITY 

January 6 through January 31, 1987 



Days in session 

Time in session 

Congressional Record: 

Pages of proceedings 

Extensions of Remarks 

Public bills enacted into law 

Private bills enacted into law 

Bills in conference 

Measures passed, total 

Senate bills 

House bills 

Senate joint resolutions 

House joint resolutions 

Senate concurrent resolutions.. 

House concurrent resolutions.. 

Simple resolutions 

Measures reported, total 

Senate bills 

House bills 

Senate joint resolutions 

House joint resolutions 

Senate concurrent resolutions.. 

House concurrent resolutions.. 

Simple resolutions 

Special reports 

Conference reports 

Measures pending on calendar 

Measures introduced, total 

Bills 

Joint resolutions 

Concurrent resolutions 

Simple resolutions 

Quorum calls 

Yea-and-nay votes 

Recorded votes 

Bills vetoed 

Vetoes overridden 



Senate House 

12 10 

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1,430 



54 
1 
1 
2 
3 
3 
2 

42 

»29 

4 



24 
1 

11 

572 

426 

39 

12 

95 

1 

12 



495 



30 

2 
1 
3 
2 
3 

19 
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1,124 

908 

123 

34 

59 

1 

12 



Total 



1,925 
316 



84 



32 



1,696 



* These figures include all measures reported, even if there was no 
accompanying report. A total of 6 reports have been filed in the Senate, 
a total of 4 have been filed in the House. 



DISPOSITION OF EXECUTIVE NOMINATIONS 

January 6 through January 31, 1987 

Civilian nominations (other than lists), totaling 63, disposed of as 
follows: 

Unconfirmed 



63 



Civilian nominations (lists), totaling 789, disposed of as follows: 

Unconfirmed 789 

Air Force nominations, totaling 2,622, disposed of as follows: 

Confirmed 5 

Unconfirmed 2,617 



Army nominations, totaling 1,407 disposed of as follows: 
Unconfirmed 



Navy nominations, totaling 2,576, disposed of as follows: 
Unconfirmed 



1,407 



2,576 



Marine Corps nominations, totaling 33, disposed of as follows: 

Unconfirmed 33 



Summary 

Total nominations received 7,490 

Total confirmed 5 

Total unconfirmed 7,485 





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Tuesday, February 3, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

Routine Proceedings, pages 2521-2651 

Measures Introduced: Sixteen bills and four resolu- 
tions were introduced, as follows: S. 436-451, SJ. 
Res. 41, S. Con. Res. 13, and S. Res. 97-98. 

Page 2604 

Measures Reported: Reports were made as follows: 
S. 214, to direct the Federal Energy Regulatory 
Commission to issue an order with respect to 
Docket No. EL-85-38-000. (S. Rept. No. 100-8) 

Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1987: Senate contin- 
ued consideration of S. 387, to authorize funds for 
certain highways in accordance with title 23, United 
States Code, taking action on additional amend- 
ments proposed thereto, as follows: 

Page 2527 

Adopted: 

(1) By 65 yeas to 33 nays (Vote No. 14), Symms 
Amendment No. 11, to allow States to raise the 
maximum speed limit on rural Interstate Highways 
from 55 to 65 miles per hour. 

Page 2527 

(2) Bentsen Amendment No. 12, to provide for a 
four-year extension of the Highway Trust Fund 
taxes and related exemptions. 

Page 2546 

(3) Durenberger Amendment No. 14, to amend 
the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Proper- 
ty Acquisition Policies Act of 1970, to revise provi- 
sions governing the acquisition of property and the 
payment of relocation assistance to persons displaced 
by federally funded programs and projects. 

Page 2561 

(4) Bumpers Amendment No. 16, to amend sec- 
tion 144 of Title 23, United States Code, to give 
States the authority to use a portion of their bridge 
replacement funds to replace ferryboat operations, 
bridges destroyed prior to I960, low water crossings, 
or road bridges rendered obsolete as a result of 
U.S. Corps of Engineers flood control or channeliza- 
tion projects and not rebuilt with funds from the 
U.S. Corps of Engineers. Page 2584 

(5) Danforth Amendment No. 17, to add provi- 
sions regarding highway safety. Page 2586 

(6) By 58 yeas to 40 nays (Vote No. 17), Hol- 
lings-Gore Amendment No. 18 (to Amendment No. 
17), of a perfecting nature, to express the sense of 
the Senate that legislation authorizing the National 
Highway Traffic Safety Administration should be 
considered expeditiously by the Committee on Com- 



merce, Science, and Transportation and report to 
the Senate by no later than April 1, 1987. Page 2591 

(7) Moynihan (for Harkin) Amendment No. 19, 
to express the sense of the Congress that the States 
should consider the full cost of using rock salt on 
the highways, including the damage to highways, 
vehicles, equipment, buildings, and the environ- 
ment, in calculating the real cost of deicing materials 
and the use of calcium magnesium acetate as an al- 
ternative deicing material. Page 2594 

(8) Moynihan (for Specter) Amendment No. 20, 
to provide for a project to construct a by-pass of ap- 
proximately 4.9 miles parallel to Route 30, to divert 
motor traffic around the City of Exton, Pennsylva- 
nia. Page 2594 

(9) Moynihan (for Nunn) Amendment No. 21, to 
provide that the amount of all Federal-aid highway 
funds paid to the State of Georgia on account of the 
section of State Route 400, a six-lane, limited access 
major arterial highway connecting Interstate High- 
way 285 and Interstate Highway 85 in Fulton 
County, Georgia, may be repaid to the Treasurer of 
the United States and shall be credited to the unob- 
ligated balance of Federal-aid highway funds of the 
sale class last appropriated to the State of Georgia. 

Page 2595 

(10) Byrd Amendment No. 22, to increase the 
limit on emergency relief to $100,000,000 per natural 

disaster. Page 2596 

Rejected: 

(1) Stafford Amendment No. 13, to provide for 
cash payments for billboard removal authorized by 
the Highway Beautification Act of 1965, to restrict 
construction of new billboards in environmentally 
sensitive areas, and to prohibit abuses of tree cutting 
and vegetation removal on the Interstate and pri- 
mary highway rights-of-way, and not removing ille- 
gal and compensated non-conforming signs immedi- 
ately. (By 57 yeas to 40 nays (Vote No. 15), Senate 
tabled the amendment.) 

Page 2550 

(2) Cochran Amendment No. 15, to include 
cement and cement clinker in the Buy America pro- 
vision. (By 65 yeas to 33 nays (Vote No. 16), Senate 
tabled the amendment.) 

Page 2576 

Senate will continue consideration of the bill and 
amendments proposed thereto on Wednesday, Feb- 
ruary 4. 

Veto Message on Water Quality Act of 1987 — 
Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement was 
reached providing for the consideration of a vote 
message on H.R. 1, Water Quality Act of 1987, with 
a vote on reconsideration of the bill, the objections 



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of the President notwithstanding, 
Wednesday, February 4, at 3 p.m. 



to occur on 



Page 2545 



Budget Act Waiver — Agreement: A unanimous- 
consent agreement was reached providing for the 
consideration of S. Res. 83, to waive the Congres- 
sional Budget Act of 1974 with respect to the consid- 
eration of S. 382, Federal mass transit assistance pro- 
grams, on Wednesday, February 4, at 11 a.m. 

Page 2600 

Unanimous-Consent Orders: 

Authority to Receive and Refer: During the dura- 
tion of the 100th Congress when the Senate is in 
recess or adjournment, the Secretary of the Senate is 
authorized to receive and refer messages from the 
President of the United States and, with the excep- 
tion of House bills, joint resolutions, and concurrent 
resolutions, messages from the House of Represent- 
atives, and the President of the Senate, the Presi- 
dent pro tempore, the Deputy President pro tempo- 
re, and the Acting President pro tempore are au- 
thorized to sign duly enrolled bills and joint resolu- 
tions. 

Page 2649 

Privileges of the Floor: During the duration of the 
100th Congress, Senators are allowed to leave at the 
desk with the Journal Clerk the names of 2 staff 
members who will be granted the privilege of the 
floor during the consideration of the specific matter 
noted, and the Sergeant at Arms is instructed to 
rotate such staff members as space allows. 

Page 2649 

Nominations Received: Senate received the fol- 
lowing nominations: 

Received on Monday, February 2: 

James H. Alesia, to be United States District 
Judge for the Northern District of Illinois. 

Page 2650 

Received today: 

Charles E. Redman, of Florida, to be an Assistant 
Secretary of State. 

Haldane R. Mayer, of Virginia, to be United 
States Circuit Judge for the Federal Circuit. 

Robert B. Costello, of Michigan, to be an Assist- 
ant Secretary of Defense. 

James W. Ziglar, of Maryland, to be an Assistant 
Secretary of the Interior. 

Judith Y. Brachman, of Ohio, to be an Assistant 
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. 

Lawrence F. Davenport, of Virginia, to be an As- 
sistant Secretary of Energy (Management and Ad- 
ministration). 

Raymond G. Massie, of New Jersey, to be Direc- 
tor of the Office of Minority Economic Impact. 

Charles R. Gillum, of Virginia, to be Inspector 
General, Small Business Administration. 



The following-named persons to be members of 
the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corpo- 
ration: 

Hortencia Benavidez, of Texas; 

Lorain Miller, of Michigan; 

Claude G. Swafford, of Tennessee; and 

Robert A. Valois, of North Carolina. 

Routine list of Foreign Service nominations. 

Page 2650 

Messages From the President: Page 2604 

Messages From the House: Page 2604 

Statements on Introduced Bills: Page 2605 

Additional Cosponsors: Page 2632 

Amendments Submitted: Page 2636 

Notices of Hearings: Page 2643 

Committee Authority To Meet: Page 2643 

Additional Statements: Page 2644 

Record Votes: Four record votes were taken today. 
(Total— 17) 

Pages 2546, 2561, 2583, 2593 

Adjournment: Senate convened at 9:45 a.m., and 
adjourned at 7:54 p.m., until 10 a.m., on Wednes- 
day, February 4, 1987. (For Senate's program, see 
the remarks of Senator Byrd in today's Record on 
page 2650.) 

Committee Meetings 

DEFENSE BUDGET 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on De- 
fense began hearings on proposed budget estimates 
for fiscal year 1988 for the Department of Defense, 
receiving testimony from William Howard Taft IV, 
Deputy Secretary of Defense. 

Hearings continue on Wednesday, February 18. 

DEFENSE BUDGET 

Committee on Armed Services: Committee held hearings 
to review those programs which fall within the com- 
mittee's jurisdiction as contained in the President's 
proposed budget, with a view toward making its 
recommendations to the Committee on the Budget, 
receiving testimony on proposed budget requests 
for the Department of Defense for fiscal years 1988 
and 1989 from Rudolph Penner, Director, Congres- 
sional Budget Office. 

Committee will meet again tomorrow. 

NATIONAL SECURITY STRATEGY 

Committee on Armed Services: Committee resumed 
hearings to review the national security strategy of 
the United States, receiving testimony from George 
P. Shultz, Secretary of State. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 



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NASA BUDGET 

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: 
Subcommittee began hearings on the President's 
proposed budget request for fiscal year 1988 for the 
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, re- 
ceiving testimony from James C. Fletcher, Adminis- 
trator, Dale Myers, Deputy Administrator, Richard 
Truly, Associate Administrator, and C. Thomas 
Newman, Comptroller, all of the National Aeronau- 
tics and Space Administration. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

ACID RAIN AND HEALTH 

Committee on Environment and Public Works: Subcom- 
mittee on Environmental Protection concluded hear- 
ings to review the health effects of acid rain precur- 
sors, focusing on sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides, 
after receiving testimony from Richard Narkewicz, 
American Academy of Pediatrics, Thomas Godar, 
American Lung Association, and Anthony Robbins, 
American Public Health Association, all of Washing- 
ton, DC; and Phillip Landrigan, Mount Sinai Medi- 
cal Center, New York, New York. 

WORLD ECONOMY 

Committee on Finance: Committee resumed oversight 
hearings on the world economy and trade issues, fo- 
cusing on the U.S. response to the international 
trade deficit, receiving testimony from James D. 
Robinson III, American Express, New York, New 
York, representing the Business Roundtable Task 
Force on International Trade and Investment; and 
Mark Shepherd, Jr., Texas Instruments Incorporat- 
ed, Dallas. 

Hearings continue on February 5. 

JOBS FOR EMPLOYABLE DEPENDENTS 

Committee on Labor and Human Resources; Committee 
began hearings on proposed legislation to pay bo- 
nuses to States that succeed in training and employ- 
ing long-term welfare dependents, receiving testi- 
mony from Massachusetts Governor, Michael Duka- 
kis, and Richard McAloon, Aetna Life and Casualty, 
both of Boston, Massachusetts; Vermont Governor, 
Madeleine M. Kunin, Montpelier; Dawn Lawson, 
Norton Company, Inc., Worcester, Massachusetts; 
Ed Farris, and Carmen Colon, both of EF Industries, 
Lawrence, Massachusetts; John Jacob, National 
Urban League, New York, New York; Raul Yza- 
guirre, National Council of La Raza, Washington, 
DC; and Leon H. Sullivan, Opportunities Industrial- 
ization Centers of America, Inc., Philadelphia, Penn- 
sylvania. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 27 public bills, H.R. 918-944; 3 
private bills, H.R. 945-947; and 8 resolutions, H.J. 
Res. 128-130, H. Con. Res. 35, and H. Res. 62-65, 
were introduced. 

Page 2518 

Emergency Food and Shelter Program: It was 

made in order that the Speaker may recognize a 
motion to suspend the rules on Wednesday, Febru- 
ary 4, to dispose of the Senate amendments to H.J. 
Res. 102, making emergency additional funds avail- 
able by transfer for the fiscal year ending September 
30, 1987, for the Emergency Food and Shelter Pro- 
gram of the Federal Emergency Management 
Agency. 

Page 2505 

Water Quality: By a yea-and-nay vote of 401 yeas 
to 26 nays, Roll No. 14 (two-thirds of those present 
voting in favor), the House voted to override the 
President's veto of H.R. 1, to amend the Federal 
Water Pollution Control Act to provide for the re- 
newal of the quality of the Nation's waters — clear- 
ing the measure for Senate action. 

Page 2505 

Emergency Food and Shelter Program: Objection 
was heard to a unanimous-consent request to dis- 
agree to the Senate amendments and ask a confer- 
ence on H.J. Res. 102, making emergency additional 
funds available by transfer for the fiscal year ending 
September 30, 1987, for the Emergency Food and 
Shelter Program of the Federal Emergency Manage- 
ment Agency. 

Page 2517 

Referrals: Two Senate-passed measures were re- 
ferred to the appropriate House committees. 

Page 2517 

Quorum Calls — Votes: One yea-and-nay vote de- 
veloped during the proceedings of the House today 
and appears on page 2516. There were no quorum 
calls. 

Adjournment: Met at noon and, by a division vote 
of 221 ayes to 17 noes, adjourned at 2:10 p.m. 

Committee Meetings 

AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATIONS; 
COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on Agriculture: Ordered reported H.J. Res. 
3, to recognize the 100th anniversary of the enact- 
ment of the Hatch Act of March 2, 1887, and its role 
in establishing our Nation's system of State agricul- 
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Prior to this action, the committee met for organi- 
zational purposes. 

HUD— INDEPENDENT AGENCIES 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on 
HUD — Independent Agencies held a hearing on the 
Office of Consumer Affairs, the Consumer Informa- 
tion Center; and the Consumer Product Safety Com- 
mission. Testimony was heard from Virginia H. 
Knauer, Special Adviser to the President for Con- 
sumer Affairs, Department of Health and Human 
Services; Teresa N. Nasif, Director, Consumer In- 
formation Center, GSA; and Terrence Scanlon, 
Chairman, Consumer Product Safety Commission. 

LABOR— HHS— EDUCATION 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on 
Labor — HHS — Education held a hearing on the Sec- 
retary of Labor. Testimony was heard from William 
E. Brock III, Secretary of Labor. 

BUDGET PROPOSALS 

Committee on the Budget: Continued hearings on the 
Administration's fiscal year 1988 budget proposals. 
Testimony was heard from William J. Bennett, Sec- 
retary of Education. 

Hearings continues tomorrow. 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on Education and Labor: Met for organiza- 
tional purposes. 

FOREIGN ASSISTANCE REQUESTS 

Committee on foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Europe 
and the Middle East held a hearing on fiscal year 
1988 foreign assistance requests for Spain and Portu- 
gal. Testimony was heard from the following offi- 
cials of the Department of State: Rozanne L. Ridg- 
way, Assistant Secretary, and William Bodde, 
Deputy Assistant Secretary, both with the Bureau of 
European and Canadian Affairs; George Bader, 
Principal Director, European and NATO Policy, 
Office of the Assistant Secretary for International 
Security Policy, Department of Defense; and Gerald 
L. Kamens, Director, Office of Middle East, Europe- 
an and North African Affairs, Bureau for Asia and 
the Near East, AID. 

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES 
REPORT 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Inter- 
national Economic Policy and Trade held a hearing 
on a National Academy of Sciences Report on "Bal- 
ancing the National Interest: U.S. National Security 
Export Controls and Global Economic Competi- 
tion." Testimony was heard from public witnesses. 



OVERSIGHT 

Committee on the Interior: Subcommittee on Water 
and Power Resources held an oversight hearing on 
fiscal year 1988 budget request for the Bureau of 
Reclamation. Testimony was heard from C. Dale 
Duvall, Commissioner, Bureau of Reclamation, De- 
partment of the Interior. 

PRESIDENTIAL PAY RECOMMENDATIONS 

Committee on Post Office and Civil Service: Ad Hoc Task 
Force on Presidential Pay Recommendations voted 
not to approve several resolutions which would 
have disapproved the President's pay recommenda- 
tions or reform the pay-setting mechanisms. 

Prior to this action, the Task Force concluded 
hearings on the President's pay recommendations. 
Testimony was heard from Representatives Fazio, 
Mack, Gunderson, Coleman of Texas, Smith of New 
Hampshire, Nielson of Utah, Carper, Lungren, 
Smith of Nebraska, Traficant, Jacobs, and Holloway. 

FLIGHT OF THE "VOYAGER" 

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Held a 
hearing on the flight of the Voyager. Testimony was 
heard from the following officials of the flight of 
the Voyager: Jeana Yeager and Dick Rutan, co-pilots 
and builders; and Peter Riva, spokesperson and 
marketing director. 

BUDGET PROPOSALS 

Committee on Veterans ' Affairs: Held a hearing on the 
fiscal year 1988 budget for the VA. Testimony was 
heard from Gen. Thomas K. Turnage, Administra- 
tor, VA; and representatives of veterans' organiza- 
tions. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

BUDGET PROPOSALS 

Committee on Ways and Means: Held an overview 
hearing on the President's budget for fiscal year 
1988. Testimony was heard from James C. Miller III, 
Director, Office of Management and Budget; J. 
Roger Mentz, Assistant Secretary, Tax Policy, De- 
partment of the Treasury; and William Maroni, 
Deputy Under Secretary, Congressional Affairs, De- 
partment of Labor. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

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Wednesday, February 4, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

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Measures Introduced: Twenty-seven bills and nine 
resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 452-478, 
S.J. Res. 42-47, and S. Res. 99-101. 

Page 2890 

Measures Passed: 

Authorizing Senate Legal Counsel: Senate agreed 
to S. Res. 99, authorizing Senator Heinz and the 
Chief Clerk of the Special Committee on Aging to 
testify and to produce documents at a deposition of 
each of them concerning matters relevant to Senator 
Heinz' motion for summary judgment in the case of 
Brownsville Golden Age Nursing Home, Inc. v. Joann 
Wells, et al, C.A. No. 86-926 (W.D. Pa.), pending 
in the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania. 

Page 2746 

Federal Pay Raise Disapproval: Senate passed SJ. 
Res. 42, to disapprove the recommendations of the 
President relating to rates of pay of certain officers 
and employees of the Federal Government. 

Page 2787 

Commending Crew of "Stars and Stripes": Senate 
agreed to S. Res. 100, commending the Stars and 
Stripes, Skipper Dennis Conner and his brilliant crew 
for their America's Cup victory. 

Page 2813 

Arizona Statehood Day and Arizona Diamond 
Jubilee Year: Senate passed SJ. Res. 46, to desig- 
nate February 14, 1987 as "Arizona Statehood Day," 
and 1987 as "Arizona Diamond Jubilee Year." 

Page 2860 

Adjournment Resolution: Senate agreed to H. 
Con. Res. 36, to provide for a conditional adjourn- 
ment of the House from February 11-18, and a con- 
ditional adjournment of the Senate from February 5 
or 6 to February 16. 

Page 2944 

Budget Act Waiver: By 84 yeas to 16 nays, (Vote 
No. 18), Senate agreed to S. Res. 83, waiving the 
Congressional Budget Act of 1974 with respect to 
the consideration of S. 382, Federal mass transit as- 
sistance programs. Page 2772 

Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1987: By 96 yeas to 2 
nays (Vote No. 21), Senate passed H.R. 2, to au- 
thorize funds for construction of highways, for high- 
way safety programs, and for mass transportation 
programs, and to expand and improve the relocation 
assistance program, after striking all after the enact- 
ing clause and inserting in lieu thereof the text of S. 
387, Senate companion measure, after taking action 
on additional amendments proposed thereto, as fol- 
lows: 

Pages 2775, 2815 

Adopted: 

(1) Dixon Amendment No. 23, to authorize funds 
for urban mass transportation assistance programs 
through fiscal year 1990. 

Page 2775 



(2) Pressler modified Amendment No. 25, declar- 
ing that Congress finds that there has been a serious 
problem involving the deterioration of bus service 
for people residing in the small communities and 
rural areas of the several States, and recognizes the 
need to consider the best ways and means to 
remedy such problem. 

Page 2791 

(3) Hecht Amendment No. 26 (to Amendment 
No. 23), to provide for the use of tactile mobility 
aids in transportation projects. 

Page 2795 

(4) Sasser Amendment No. 27, to establish a rural 
transit assistance program. 

Page 2815 

(5) Dixon Amendment No. 29 (to Amendment 
No. 23), to provide that 80 percent of a State's tax 
payments to the Mass Transit Account are appor- 
tioned to that State. 

Page 2824 

Rejected: 

By 30 yeas to 70 nays (Vote No. 20), Gramm 
Amendment No. 28 (to Amendment No. 23), to 
protect the rights of Urban Mass Transportation Act 
grant recipients to enter into agreements with pri- 
vate sector interests for the provision of mass trans- 
portation services. 

Page 2816 

Withdrawn: 

Thurmond Amendment No. 24, to disapprove the 
recommendations of the President relating to rates 
of pay for offices and positions within the purview 
of section 225(f) of the Federal Salary Act of 1967, 
as included (pursuant to section 225(h) of such act) 
in the budget transmitted to the Congress for fiscal 
year 1988. 

Page 2780 

Senate insisted on its amendments, requested a 
conference with the House thereon, and appointed 
as conferees on the part of the Senate, as follows: 

From the Committee on Environment and Public 
Works, for Title I of the Senate amendment and 
Title I of H.R. 2, and for section 203, 55-mph speed 
limit; section 202(a)(1), bridge replacement and re- 
habilitation programs authorizations; (a)(2), elimina- 
tion of hazards authorization; (a)(5), FHWA high- 
way safety construction authorization; (a)(6), FHWA 
highway safety research and development authoriza- 
tion; section 202(d), obligation ceiling for highway 
safety programs; section 207, use of certain reports 
as evidence; section 208, emergency call boxes; sec- 
tion 209, railroad-highway crossings authorization; 
and section 213, railroad-highway crossing needs, 
Senators Moynihan, Burdick, Mitchell, Breaux, Staf- 
ford, Symms, and Chafee; 

From the Committee on Finance, for Title III of the 
Senate amendment and Title V of H.R. 2, extending 



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the Highway Trust Fund, Senators Bensen, Matsu- 
naga, and Moynihan; 

From the Committee on Banking, Housing, and 
Urban Affairs, for provisions dealing with urban 
mass transportation (including Title IV of the Senate 
amendment, the Urban Mass Transportation Author- 
ization Act of 1987, and Title III of H.R. 2), Sena- 
tors Proxmire, Cranston, Riegle, Dixon, Heinz, 
D'Amato, and Gramm; 

From the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Trans- 
portation, for provisions dealing with highway safety 
(including Title II of H.R. 2, except for section 
202(a)(1) bridge replacement and rehabilitation pro- 
grams authorizations, (a)(2) elimination of hazards 
authorization, (a)(5) FHWA highway safety con- 
struction authorization, (a)(6) FHWA Highway 
safety research and development authorization; sec- 
tion 207, use of certain reports as evidence; section 
208, emergency call boxes; section 209, railroad- 
highway crossings authorization; and section 213, 
railroad-highway crossing needs), Senators Hollings, 
Gore, and Danforth; and 

From the Committee on Governmental Affairs, for 
provisions dealing with the Uniform Relocation Act, 
Senators Sasser, and Levin. 

Page 2858 

S. 387, companion measure, was returned to the 
calendar. 

Page 2859 

Veto — Water Quality Act of 1987: By 86 yeas to 
14 nays (Vote No. 19), two-thirds of the Senators 
voting having voted in the affirmative, H.R. 1, 
Water Quality Act of 1987, upon reconsideration, 
was passed, the veto of the President notwithstand- 
ing. 

Page 2795 

Indefinitely postponed: Senate indefinitely post- 
poned the following: 

Water Quality Act of 1987: S. 1, to amend the 
Federal Water Pollution Control Act, to provide for 
the renewal of the quality of the Nation's waters. 

Page 2859 

Water Quality Act of 1987: S. 76, to amend the 
Federal Water Pollution Control Act, to provide for 
the renewal of the quality of the Nation's waters. 

Page 2859 

Appointments: 

U.S. Senate Caucus on International Narcotics 
Control: The Presiding Officer, on behalf of the 
Vice President, pursuant to the provisions of Public 
Law 99-93, as amended by Public Law 99-151, ap- 
pointed Senators D'Amato (co-chairman), Murkow- 
ski, and Wilson to the U.S. Senate Caucus on Inter- 
national Narcotics Control. 

Page 2744 

Commission on Arts and Antiquities of the U.S. 
Senate: The Presiding Officer, on behalf of the Ma- 



jority Leader, in accordance with S. Res. 382, 90th 
Congress, announced that Senators Byrd (as Majori- 
ty Leader), Ford (as Chairman of the Committee on 
Rules and Administration), and Stennis (as Presi- 
dent pro tempore) are members of the Commission 
on Arts and Antiquities of the U.S. Senate, pursuant 
to the positions that they hold. 

Page 2862 

Board of Trustees of the Barry Goldwater Schol- 
arship and Excellence in Education Foundation: 
The Presiding Officer, on behalf of the Majority 
Leader, pursuant to Public Law 99-661, appointed 
Senator Nunn as a member of the Board of Trust- 
ees of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excel- 
lence in Education Foundation. 

Page 2862 

Washington's Farewell Address: The Presiding 
Officer, on behalf of the Vice President, pursuant to 
the order of the Senate of January 24, 1901, as modi- 
fied on February 2, 1987, appointed Senator McCain 
to read Washington's Farewell Address on February 
16, 1987. 

Messages From the House: 

Measures Referred: 

Communications: 

Statements on Introduced Bills: 

Amendments Submitted: 

Committee Authority To Meet: 

Additional Statements: 

Record Votes: Four record votes were taken today. 
(Total— 21) 

Pages 2774, 2812, 2819, 2837 

Adjournment: Senate convened at 10 a.m., and ad- 
journed at 7:11 p.m., until 11 a.m., on Thursday, 
February 5, 1987. (For Senate's program, see the re- 
marks of Senator Byrd in today's Record on page 
2944.) 

Committee Meetings 

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE 
BUDGET 

Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry: Com- 
mittee began hearings on the President's proposed 
budget request for fiscal year 1988 for the Depart- 
ment of Agriculture, receiving testimony from Rich- 
ard E. Lyng, Secretary of Agriculture; Peter C. 
Myers, Deputy Secretary of Agriculture; and Ste- 
phen B. Dewhurst, Director, Office of Budget and 
Program Analysis, Department of Agriculture. 
Hearings were recessed subject to call. 



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DEFENSE BUDGET 

Committee on Armed Services: Committee continued 
hearings to review those programs which fall within 
the committee's jurisdiction as contained in the 
President's proposed budget with a view toward 
making its recommendations to the Committee on 
the Budget, receiving testimony on proposed 
budget requests for the Department of Defense for 
fiscal years 1988 and 1989, and on the relationship of 
the program proposals of the military departments 
to national security objectives and policies and to 
the operational requirements of the combatant com- 
mands, receiving testimony from John O. Marsh, Jr., 
Secretary of the Army; James F. Goodrich, Under 
Secretary of the Navy; and Edward C. Aldridge, Jr., 
Secretary of the Air Force. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

1988 BUDGET 

Committee on the Budget: Committee resumed hearings 
in preparation for reporting the first concurrent res- 
olution on the fiscal year 1988 budget, receiving tes- 
timony from Erich Bloch, Director, National Sci- 
ence Foundation; Alvin W. Trivelpiece, Director, 
Office of Energy Research, Department of Energy; 
and Ian M. Ross, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Holm- 
del, New Jersey. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

FTC AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: 
Consumer Subcommittee held hearings on proposed 
legislation authorizing funds for the Federal Trade 
Commission, receiving testimony from Daniel 
Oliver, Chairman, and Patricia P. Bailey, Terry Cal- 
vani, Mary L. Azcuenaga, and Andrew J. Sternio, 
Jr., all Commissioners, all of the Federal Trade 
Commission; W.J. Michael Cody, Tennessee Attor- 
ney General, Nashville, representing the National 
Association of Attorneys General; and Kathleen E. 
McDermott, Collier, Shannon, Rill and Scott, repre- 
senting the Chamber of Commerce of the United 
States, Washington, DC. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

DOE'S CIVILIAN NUCLEAR WASTE 
ACTIVITIES 

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Committee 
resumed oversight hearings on the current status of 
the Department of Energy's nuclear waste activities, 
focusing on the selection of geological repository 
sites, receiving testimony from Grant Sawyer, 
Nevada Commission on Nuclear Projects, Carson 
City; Steve Frishman, Texas Nuclear Waste Pro- 
grams, Austin; Curtis Eschels, Special Assistant to 
the Governor of Washington, Olympia; Melvin 
Sampson, Yakima Indian Tribal Council, Toppenish, 
Washington; Del T. White, Nez Perce Tribal Exec- 



utive Committee, Lapwai, Idaho; and Louie Dick, 
Jr., Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Res- 
ervation, Pendleton, Oregon. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

REVENUE INCREASES 

Committee on Finance: Committee began hearings on 
revenue increases as contained in the President's 
proposed budget for fiscal year 1988, receiving testi- 
mony from Senator Murkowski; Roger Mentz, As- 
sistant Secretary of the Treasury for Tax Policy; and 
Kathleen P. Utgoff, Pension Benefit Guaranty Cor- 
poration. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE BUDGET 

Committee on the Judiciary: Committee began hearings 
on the President's proposed budget request for 
fiscal year 1988 for the Department of Justice, re- 
ceiving testimony from Edwin Meese III, Attorney 
General, and Charles F. Rule, Acting Assistant At- 
torney General, Antitrust Division, both of the De- 
partment of Justice. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

JOBS FOR EMPLOYABLE DEPENDENTS 

Committee on Labor and Human Resources: Committee 
continued hearings on proposed legislation to pay 
bonuses to States that succeed in training and em- 
ploying long-term welfare dependents, receiving tes- 
timony from John Horsley, Commissioner, Kitsap 
County, Port Orchard, Washington, on behalf of the 
National Association of Counties; Pierce Quinlan, 
National Alliance of Business, Washington, DC; and 
Stephen Heintz, Connecticut Commissioner of 
Income Maintenance, Hartford. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

NEW GI BILL CONTINUATION ACT 

Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Committee concluded 
hearings on S. 12, to remove the expiration date of 
eligibility for educational assistance programs for 
veterans of the All-Volunteer Force, after receiving 
testimony from Senator Daschle; R.J. Vogel, Chief 
Benefits Director, and Dennis R. Wyant, Director, 
Vocational Rehabilitation and Education Service, 
both of the Veterans' Administration; Chapman B. 
Cox, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Force Man- 
agement and Personnel, and Dennis R. Shaw, Prin- 
cipal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Re- 
serve Affairs; Lt. Gen. Robert M. Elton, Deputy 
Chief of Army Staff for Personnel; Vice Adm. 
Dudley L. Carlson, Deputy Chief of Naval Oper- 
ations; Lt. Gen. Thomas A. Hickey, Deputy Chief 
of Air Force Staff for Personnel; Lt. Gen. Ernest C. 
Cheatham, Deputy Chief of Marine Corps Staff for 
Personnel; Richard W. Johnson, Non-Commissioned 
Officers Association, C. Judson Lively, Reserve Offi- 



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cers Association of the United States, Maj. Gen. 
Robert F. Cocklin, USA (Ret), Association of the 
United States Army, Col. Charles C. Partridge, USA 
(Ret), National Association for Uniformed Services, 
Rudy I. Clark, Air Force Sergeants Association, 
Robert W. Nolan, Fleet Reserve Association, 
Dennis Cullinan, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the 
United States, Joseph E. Miller, and James Hub- 
bard, both of the American Legion, Richard F. 
Schultz, Disabled American Veterans, Robert 
Moran, Paralyzed Veterans of America, Ralph Spen- 
cer, American Veterans Committee, and Allan W. 
Ostar, American Association of State Colleges and 
Universities, all of Washington, DC; Edward J. 
Liston, Community College of Rhode Island, War- 
wick, on behalf of the American Association of 
Community and Junior Colleges and the Association 
of Community College Trustees; and Edward C. 
Keiser, Chico State College, Chico, California, on 
behalf of the National Association of Veterans Pro- 
gram Administrators. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 74 public bills, H.R. 948-1021; 2 
private bills, H.R. 1022-1023; and 19 resolutions, 
HJ. Res. 131-138, H. Con. Res. 36-40, and H. Res. 
66-71 were introduced. 

Page 2736 

Report Filed: One report was filed as follows: 
Report entitled "United States Counterintelligence 
and Security Concerns — 1986" (H. Rept. 100-5). 

Page 2736 

Emergency Food and Shelter Program: House 
voted to suspend the rules and agree to the Senate 
amendments to H.J. Res. 102, making emergency 
additional funds available by transfer for the fiscal 
year ending September 30, 1987, for the Emergency 
Food and Shelter Program of the Federal Emergen- 
cy Management Agency — clearing the measure for 
the President. Page 2692 

Earlier, objection was heard to a unanimous-con- 
sent request to agree to the Senate amendments to 
HJ. Res. 102. 

Page 2685 

Net Worth Guarantee Provisions Extension: 
House passed H.R. 431, to extend until February 1, 
1988, the emergency acquisition and net worth guar- 
antee provisions of the Garn-St Germain Depository 
Institutions Act of 1982. 

Page 2693 

Agreed to the St Germain amendment in the 
nature of a substitute that provides for extension of 



the provisions until September 15, 1987 instead of 
February 1, 1988. 

Page 2693 

Agreed to amend the title. 

Page 2693 

Crew of "Stars and Stripes": House passed HJ. 
Res. 131, congratulating Dennis Conner and the 
crew of Stars and Stripes for their achievement in 
winning the America's Cup. 

Page 2693 

District Work Period: House agreed to H. Con. 
Res. 36, providing for a conditional adjournment of 
the House from February 11 to February 18, 1987 
and a conditional adjournment of the Senate from 
February 5 or 6 to February 16, 1987. 

Page 2693 

Legislative Program: The Majority Leader an- 
nounced the legislative program for the week of 
February 9. Agreed to adjourn from Thursday, Feb- 
ruary 5 until Monday, February 9. 

Page 2694 

Calendar Wednesday: Agreed to dispense with the 
Calendar Wednesday business of February 11 and 
February 18. 

Page 2694 

Resignations-Appointments: Notwithstanding any 
adjournment of the House until Wednesday, Febru- 
ary 18, the Speaker was authorized to accept resigna- 
tions, and to appoint commissions, boards, and com- 
mittees authorized by law or by the House. 

Page 2694 

Printing of Committee Rules: It was made in 
order that each committee of the House might have 
until February 18 to publish committee rules in the 
Congressional Record. 

Page 2694 

Meeting Hour: Agreed that the House will meet at 
noon on Wednesday, February 11. 

Page 2694 

Funeral Committee: Pursuant to H. Res. 60, the 
Speaker appointed as members of the funeral com- 
mittee of the late Representative Burton of Califor- 
nia the following Members on the part of the 
House: Representatives Edwards of California, 
Wright, Foley, Coelho, Hawkins, Roybal, Anderson, 
Dellums, Brown of California, Moorhead, Stark, La- 
gomarsino, Miller of California, Mineta, Waxman, 
Badham, Beilenson, Panetta, Dannemeyer, Dixon, 
Fazio, Lewis of California, Lungren, Matsui, Pash- 
ayan, Shumway, Thomas of California, Dreier of 
California, Dymally, Hunter, Lantos, Lowery of 
California, Martinez, Bates, Berman, Bosco, Boxer, 
Lehman of California, Levine of California, 
McCandless, Packard, Torres, Dornan of California, 
Gallegly, Herger, Konnyu, Kastenmeier, Udall, 
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Derrick, Downey of New York, Solarz, Bonior of 
Michigan, Glickman, Kildee, Oakar, Weiss, Frost, 
Leland, Lowry of Washington, Sensenbrenner, 
Gejdenson, Kennelly, Carr, Burton of Indiana, 
Levin of Michigan, Moody, Richardson, Wheat, 
Hayes of Illinois, Gordon, and de Lugo. 

Page 2694 

Quorum Calls — Votes: No quorum calls or votes 
developed during the proceedings of the House 
today. 

Adjournment: Met at 2 p.m. and adjourned at 5:21 
p.m. 

Committee Meetings 

DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on De- 
fense held a hearing on Fiscal Year 1988 Defense 
Posture. Testimony was heard from the following 
officials of the Department of Defense: Caspar W. 
Weinberger, Secretary; and Adm. William J. Crowe, 
Jr., USN, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff. 

ENERGY AND WATER DEVELOPMENT 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy 
and Water Development held a hearing on Assistant 
Secretary of the Army (Civil Works), the Chief of 
Engineers, and the South Pacific Division. Testimo- 
ny was heard from the following officials of the De- 
partment of the Army: Robert K. Dawson, Assistant 
Secretary of the Army, Civil Works; Lt. Gen. E.R. 
Heiberg, Chief, Corps of Engineers; and Brig. Gen. 
Patrick J. Kelly, Division Engineer, South Pacific 
Division. 

HUD— INDEPENDENT AGENCIES 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on 
HUD — Independent Agencies held a hearing on 
American Battle Monuments Commission, Cemeter- 
ial Expenses, Army, National Credit Union Admin- 
istration, Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation, 
and National Institute of Building Sciences. Testi- 
mony was heard from Senator Jepsen; Maj. Gen. 
A.J. Adams, USA, Secretary, American Battle 
Monuments Commission; Julius Smith, Project Engi- 
neer, Arlington National Cemetery, Department of 
the Army; William A. Whiteside, Executive Direc- 
tor, Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation; and 
Herman J. Smith, Chairman, National Institute of 
Building Sciences. 

INTERIOR APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Interi- 
or held a hearing on Interior appropriations. Testi- 
mony was heard from public witnesses. 



LABOR— HHS— EDUCATION 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on 
Labor — HHS — Education held a hearing on Secre- 
tary of Education. Testimony was heard from Wil- 
liam J. Bennett, Secretary of Education. 

LEGISLATIVE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Legis- 
lative held a hearing on House of Representatives 
and Joint Items (excluding Joint Committees). Testi- 
mony was heard from the following Officers of the 
House of Representatives: Donnald K. Anderson, 
Clerk; Jack Russ, Sergeant at Arms; James T. 
Molloy, Doorkeeper; and Robert V. Rota, Postmas- 
ter. 

URGENT RELIEF FOR THE HOMELESS 

Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs: Sub- 
committee on Housing and Community Develop- 
ment held a hearing on H.R. 558, Urgent Relief for 
the Homeless. Testimony was heard from Speaker 
Wright; Dennis K. Kwiatkowski, Chairman, Nation- 
al Board Foods Shelter Program, Federal Emergen- 
cy Management Agency; Mario M. Cuomo, Gover- 
nor, New York; Raymond Flynn, Mayor, Boston, 
Massachusetts; James Roark, Mayor, Charleston, 
West Virginia; Abraham Gerges, member, Council, 
New York City; and public witnesses. 

BUDGET PROPOSALS 

Committee on the Budget: Continued hearings on the 
Administration's fiscal year 1988 budget proposals. 
Testimony was heard from Beryl W. Sprinkel, 
Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers; and 
public witnesses. 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Met for organiza- 
tional purposes. 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on Government Operations: Met for organiza- 
tional purposes. 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on the Interior: Met for organizational pur- 
poses. 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on the Judiciary: Met for organizational pur- 
poses. 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries: Met for 
organizational purposes. 



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COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION; NATIONAL 
ACADEMY OF SCIENCES REPORT 

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology; Met for 
organizational purposes. 

The committee also held a hearing on the Nation- 
al Academy of Sciences Report on International 
Technology Transfer. Testimony was heard from 
the following members of the National Academy of 
Sciences Panel: Frank Press, President, National 
Academy of Science; Robert M. White, President, 
National Academy of Engineering; and Lew Allen, 
Director, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Cali- 
fornia. 

BUDGET PROPOSALS 

Committee on Veterans ' Affairs: Concluded hearings on 
the fiscal year 1988 budget for the VA. Testimony 
was heard from the following officials of certain 
medical centers in the VA: Dr. Ralph Goldsmith, 
Chief of Staff, Medical Center, San Francisco, Cali- 
fornia, and President, VA Chiefs of Staff Associa- 
tion; Dr. Howard H. Green, Chief of Staff, Medical 
Center, White River Junction, Vermont; C. Wayne 
Hawkins, Director, Medical Center, Dallas, Texas; 
and Jane Setta Halley, Chief Nurse, Medical Center, 
East Orange, New Jersey; and representatives of 
veterans' organizations. 

BUDGET PROPOSALS 

Committee on Ways and Means: Continued overview 
hearings on the President's budget for fiscal year 
1988. Testimony was heard from Rudolph G. 
Penner, Director, CBO. 

Hearings continue February 11. 

DIRECT MAIL SOLICITATIONS TO THE 
ELDERLY 

Select Committee on Aging: Held a hearing on direct 
mail solicitations to the elderly. Testimony was 
heard from Dorcas R. Hardy, Commissioner, SSA, 
Department of Health and Human Services; J.E. 
Swaggerty, Assistant Chief Inspector, Postal Inspec- 
tion Service, U.S. Postal Service; and David Orm- 
stead, Deputy Attorney General, State of Connecti- 
cut. 

COMMITTEE BUSINESS AND 
ORGANIZATION 

Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: Met in exec- 
utive session to consider pending business. 

Prior to this action, the committee met in execu- 
tive session for organizational purposes. 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Select Committee on Children, Youth and Families: Met 
for organizational purposes. 



COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control: Met 
for organizational purposes. 

♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ 

Thursday, February 5, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

Routine Proceedings, pages 2993-3159 

Measures Introduced: Forty-four bills and eight 
resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 479-522, 
S.J. Res. 48-50, S. Con. Res. 14-16, and S. Res. 
102-103. 

Page 3075 

Measures Passed: 

Congratulating President Reagan: Senate agreed 
to S. Res. 102, extending congratulations to Presi- 
dent Reagan on his 76th birthday and sincere best 
wishes for a healthy and happy year. 

Page 3156 

Commending Crew of "Stars and Stripes": Senate 
passed HJ. Res. 131, congratulating Dennis Conner 
and the crew of Stars and Stripes for their achieve- 
ment in winning the America's Cup. 

Page 3157 

National Appliance Energy Conservation Act of 

1987: Senate began consideration of S. 83, to amend 
the Energy Policy and Conservation Act with re- 
spect to energy conservation standards for appli- 
ances, agreeing to committee amendments and 
taking action on amendments proposed thereto, as 

follows: Page 3062 

Adopted: 

Johnston (for Evans) Amendment No. 30, to 
adjust the minimum fuel efficiency standard for gas 
steam boilers. 

Page 3072 

A unanimous-consent agreement was reached pro- 
viding for further consideration of the bill and 
amendments proposed thereto on Tuesday, Febru- 
ary 17, with a cloture vote to occur on Wednesday, 
February 18. 

Page 3061 

A motion was entered to close further debate on 
the bill and, in accordance with the provisions of 
Rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate and 
the unanimous-consent agreement above, a vote on 
the cloture motion will occur on Wednesday, Febru- 
ary 18. 

Page 3062 



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February 5, 1987 



Approval of Journal: By 53 yeas to 39 nays (Vote 
No. 25), Senate approved the Journal of Proceed- 
ings to date. 

Page 2996 

By 51 yeas to 38 nays (Vote No. 24), Senate earli- 
er sustained a point of order that a quorum call 
which delays a vote on the motion to approve the 
Journal when a quorum has been established is out 
of order in that such quorum calls are dilatory and 
in violation of the intent of S. Res. 28, 99th Con- 
gress. 

Page 2995 

Motion to Request Attendance: During today's 
proceedings, the following action occurred: 

By 88 yeas to 3 nays (Vote No. 22), Senate agreed 
to a motion to compel the attendance of absent Sen- 
ators. Page 2994 

By 90 yeas to 3 nays (Vote No. 23), Senate agreed 
to a motion to request the attendance of absent Sen- 
ators. Page 2995 

By 87 yeas to 5 nays (Vote No. 26), Senate agreed 
to a motion to request the attendance of absent Sen- 
ators. Page 3005 

Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1987 — Conferees: 

Senators Roth, Dole, and Heinz were added as con- 
ferees on H.R. 2, to authorize funds for construction 
of highways, highway safety programs, and for mass 
transportation programs, and to expand and im- 
prove the relocation assistance program. Page 3159 

Authority for Committees: All committees are au- 
thorized to file reports on Thursday, February 12, 
from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., during the adjournment 
of the Senate. Page 3157 

Nominations Received: Senate received the fol- 
lowing nominations: 

Robert N. Miller, of Colorado, to be United 
States District Judge for the District of Colorado. 

David S. Doty, to be United States District Judge 
for the District of Minnesota. 

D. Michael Crites, to be United States Attorney 
for the Southern District of Ohio. 

Jean K. Elder, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Sec- 
retary of Health and Human Services. 

Patricia H. Williams, of New York, to be a 
member of the National Advisory Council on 
Women's Educational Programs. 

Patricia H. Williams, of New York, to be a 
member of the National Advisory Council on 
Women's Educational Programs (reappointment). 

The following-named persons to be members of 
the National Council on the Handicapped: 

Theresa L. Gardner, of the District of Columbia; 
and 

Harry J. Sutcliffe, of New York. 

2 Air Force nominations in the rank of general. 

Routine lists of Air Force and Navy nominations. 

Page 3159 



Messages From the President: Page 3075 

Statements on Introduced Bills: Page 3077 

Additional Cosponsors: Page 3131 

Amendments Submitted: Page 3138 

Notices of Hearings: Page 3138 

Additional Statements: Page 3138 

Quorum Calls: Four quorum calls were taken 
today. (Total — 5) 

Paget 2993, 2994, 2995, 3004 

Record Votes: Five record votes were taken today. 
(Total— 26) 

Paget 2994, 2995, 3004 

Adjournment: Senate convened at 11 a.m., and ad- 
journed at 6:27 p.m., pursuant to H. Con. Res. 36, 
until 12 noon, on Monday, February 16, 1987. (For 
Senate program, see the remarks of Senator Byrd in 
today's Record on page 3159.) 

Committee Meetings 

USDA FOOD AID PROGRAMS 

Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry: Sub- 
committee on Agricultural Research, Conservation, 
Forestry, and General Legislation held hearings on 
the status of American foreign food assistance pro- 
grams in relation to agricultural trade, receiving tes- 
timony from Thomas O. Kay, Administrator, 
George Pope, Assistant General Sales Manager, and 
Mary Chambliss, Director, Program Analysis Divi- 
sion, all of the Foreign Agricultural Service, Depart- 
ment of Agriculture; and Duane Acker, Director for 
Food and Agriculture, Agency for International De- 
velopment. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

DEFENSE BUDGET 

Committee on Armed Services: Committee continued 
hearings to review those programs which fall within 
the committee's jurisdiction as contained in the 
President's proposed budget with a view toward 
making its recommendations to the Committee on 
the Budget, receiving testimony on proposed 
budget requests for the Department of Defense for 
fiscal years 1988 and 1989, and on major military 
missions, priorities for correcting any mission defi- 
ciencies, and the relationship of the program pro- 
posals of the services to these priorities from Gen. 
John A Wickham, Jr., Chief of Staff, United States 
Army; Gen. Paul X. Kelley, Commandant, U.S. 
Marine Corps; Adm. Carlisle A.H. Trost, Chief of 
Naval Operations; and Gen. Larry D. Welch, Chief 
of Staff, United States Air Force. 

Hearings continue on Tuesday, February 17. 



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FAIR DEPOSIT AVAILABILITY ACT 

Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: 
Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs concluded hear- 
ings on S. 344, to require depository institutions to 
disclose to their customers their practices relating to 
the availability of funds in connection with check 
deposits, after receiving testimony from Wayne D. 
Angell, Governor, Board of the Federal Reserve 
System; Alan Fox, Consumer Federation of America, 
Michelle Meier, Consumers Union, Francine Living- 
ston, Congress Watch, Samuel Cooper, United 
States Public Interest Research Group, and Gayle K. 
Lawrence, American Association of Retired Persons, 
all of Washington, DC; Donald R. Monks, Irving 
Trust Company, New York, New York, on behalf 
of the American Bankers Association; Gregory O. 
Wilhelm, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., San Francisco, 
California, on behalf of the Consumers Bankers As- 
sociation; Robert C. Hewell, River Oaks Bank, 
Houston, Texas, on behalf of the Houston Clearing 
House Association; and Terrence F. Kehoe, Nation- 
al Financial Automation Corporation, Milford, Con- 
necticut. 

FTC AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: 
Consumer Subcommittee continued hearings on pro- 
posed legislation authorizing funds for the Federal 
Trade Commission, receiving testimony from Mark 
Silbergeld, representing Consumers Union, Con- 
sumer Federation of America, the National Consum- 
ers League, Public Citizen's Congress Watch, and 
the United States Public Interest Research Group, 
Donald A. Randall, National Independent Dairy- 
Foods Association, William W. Suttle, American In- 
surance Association, and John S. Satagaj, Small Busi- 
ness Legislative Council, all of Washington, DC; 
Glen Wagner, Milk Marketing, Inc., Strongsville, 
Ohio, representing The National Council of Farmer 
Cooperatives; Gilbert H. Weil, Weil, Guttman & 
Malkin, on behalf of the Association of National 
Advertisers, and David S. Versfelt, Donovan, Lei- 
sure, Newton & Irvine, both of New York, New 
York, on behalf of the American Association of Ad- 
vertisers; and David A. Rice, Boston University, 
Boston, Massachusetts. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

DOE CIVILIAN NUCLEAR WASTE 
ACTIVITIES 

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Committee 
concluded oversight hearings on the current status 
of Department of Energy nuclear waste activities, 
after receiving testimony from Ben C. Rusche, Di- 
rector, Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Man- 
agement, Department of Energy. 



EPA— BUDGET 

Committee on Environment and Public Works: Commit- 
tee held hearings on those programs which fall 
within the committee's jurisdiction as contained in 
the President's proposed budget for fiscal year 1988, 
receiving testimony in behalf of funds for their re- 
spective activities from Lee M. Thomas, Administra- 
tor, and A. James Barnes, Deputy Administrator, 
both of the Environmental Protection Agency. 
Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

WORLD ECONOMY 

Committee on Finance: Committee resumed oversight 
hearings on the world economy and trade issues, fo- 
cusing on the United States response to the interna- 
tional trade deficit, receiving testimony from Colby 
H. Chandler, Eastman Kodak, Inc., Rochester, New 
York; Robert W. Galvin, Motorola, Inc., Schaum- 
burg, Illinois; and William Lilley III, American Busi- 
ness Conference, Bronxville, New York. 

Hearings continue on Thursday, February 19. 

U.S. POLICY TOWARD NICARAGUA 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee concluded 
hearings on S. 184, to provide economic assistance 
to Central America, and to review United States 
policy options with respect to Nicaragua and aid to 
the Contras, after receiving testimony from Elliott 
Abrams, Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-Ameri- 
can Affairs; and Ambassador Philip C. Habib, Spe- 
cial Envoy for Central America. 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE BUDGET 

Committee on the Judiciary: Committee continued 
hearings on the President's proposed budget request 
for fiscal year 1988 for the Department of Justice, re- 
ceiving testimony from William F. Weld, Assistant 
Attorney General, Criminal Division, and John C. 
Lawn, Administrator, Drug Enforcement Adminis- 
tration, both of the Department of Justice. 
Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

REFUGEE CRISIS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Immigra- 
tion and Refugee Affairs held hearings to review 
the refugee crisis in southern Africa, receiving testi- 
mony from Michael H. Armacost, Under Secretary 
of State for Political Affairs; Robert L. Funseth, 
Acting Director, Bureau for Refugee Programs, De- 
partment of State; Charles W. Freeman, Jr., Princi- 
pal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African 
Affairs; Julia Taft, Office of United States Foreign 
Disaster Assistance, Agency for International Devel- 
opment; James Mayrides, UNICEF, Nairobi, Kenya; 
Rudy Ramp, CARE, New York, New York; and 
Thomas R. Getman, World Vision, and Roger P. 



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House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 22 public bills, H.R. 1024-1045; 
and 7 resolutions, HJ. Res. 139-140, H. Con. Res. 
41-42, and H. Res. 72-74, were introduced. 

Page 2990 

Speaker Pro Tempore: Read a letter from the 
Speaker wherein he designates Representative Obey 
to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. 

Page 2959 

Quorum Calls — Votes: No quorum calls or votes 
developed during the proceedings of the House 
today. 

Adjournment: Met at 11 a.m. and adjourned at 
12:56 p.m. 

Committee Meetings 

ENERGY AND WATER DEVELOPMENT 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy 
and Water Development held a hearing on Corps- 
Ohio River Division; Missouri River Division; and 
Southwestern Division. Testimony was heard from 
the following officials of the Department of the 
Army: Col. Ernest J. Harrell, Division Engineer, 
Ohio River Division; Brig. Gen. Charles E. 
Dominy, Division Engineer, Missouri River Divi- 
sion; and Maj. Gen. Jerome B. Hilmes, Division En- 
gineer, Southwestern Division. 

LABOR— HHS— EDUCATION 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on 
Labor — HHS — Education held a hearing on Em- 
ployment Standards Administration, Pension Benefit 
Guaranty Corporation, on Mine Safety and Health 
Administration, and Office of the Inspector General 
(Department of Labor). Testimony was heard from 
the following officials of the Department of Labor: 
Susan R. Meisinger, Deputy Under Secretary, Em- 
ployment Standards Administration; Kathleen P. 
Utgoff, Executive Director, Pension Benefit Guar- 
anty Corporation; Alan C. McMillan, Acting Assist- 
ant Secretary, Mine Safety and Health Administra- 
tion; and J. Brian Hyland, Inspector General. 



REPROGRAMMING REQUEST; 
COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Considered and ap- 
proved 1 Department of Defense reprogramming 
request. 

Prior to this action, the committee met for organi- 
zational purposes. 

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN CHINA 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Asian 
and Pacific Affairs held a hearing on Recent Devel- 
opments in China. Testimony was heard from public 
witnesses. 

U.S. AGRICULTURE EXPORTS 

Committee on Government Operations: Subcommittee on 
Government Information, Justice and Agriculture 
held a hearing on U.S. Agriculture Exports: Does 
Administration Effort Match Potential? Testimony 
was heard from Senator Baucus; and public wit- 
nesses. 

Hearings continue February 10. 

OVERSIGHT 

Committee on the Interior: Subcommittee on Energy 
and the Environment held an oversight hearing on 
fiscal year 1988 budget request for the NRC. Testi- 
mony was heard from the following officials of the 
NRC: Lando W. Zech, Jr., Chairman; Thomas M. 
Roberts; James K. Asselstine; Frederick M. 
Bernthal; and Kenneth M. Carr, all Commissioners. 

OVERSIGHT 

Committee on the Interior: Subcommittee on National 
Parks and Public Lands held an oversight hearing 
on fiscal year 1988 budget for national parks and 
public lands. Testimony was heard from the follow- 
ing officials of the Department of the Interior: Wil- 
liam P. Horn, Assistant Secretary, Fish and Wildlife 
and Parks; William Penn Mott, Jr., Director, Na- 
tional Park Service; and Robert F. Burford, Direc- 
tor, Bureau of Land Management; Douglas W. Mac- 
Cleery, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Natural Re- 
sources and Environment, USDA; Cynthia Grassby 
Baker, Chairman, Advisory Council on Historic 
Preservation; and public witnesses. 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on Public Works and Transportation: Met for 
organizational purposes. 

NASA POSTURE 

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Held a 
posture hearing on NASA's budget. Testimony was 
heard from James C. Fletcher, Administrator, 

NASA. 



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TRADE AND INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC 
POLICY REFORM ACT 

Committee on Ways and Means: Held a hearing on 
H.R. 3, Trade and International Economic Policy 
Reform Act of 1987. Testimony was heard from 
Representatives Michel and Bonker; and public wit- 
nesses. 

Hearings continue February 10. 

♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ 

Monday, February 9, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

The Senate was not in session today. It will next 
meet on Monday, February 16, 1987, at 12 noon. 

Committee Meetings 

No committee meetings were held. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 17 public bills, H.R. 1046-1062; 
and 3 resolutions, HJ. Res. 141, H. Con. Res. 43, 
and H. Res. 75 were introduced. 

Page 3224 

Referrals: Two Senate-passed measures were re- 
ferred to the appropriate House committees. 

Page 3223 

Quorum Calls — Votes: No quorum calls or votes 
developed during the proceedings of the House 
today. 

Adjournment: Met at noon and adjourned at 12:59 
p.m. 

Committee Meetings 

ENERGY AND WATER DEVELOPMENT 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy 
and Water Development held a hearing on Corps- 
Lower Mississippi Valley Division, North Pacific Di- 
vision, North Central Division, and North Atlantic 
Division. Testimony was heard from the following 
officials of the Corps of Engineers, Department of 
the Army: Maj. Gen. Thomas A. Sands, Division 
Engineer and President, Lower Mississippi Valley 
Division; Maj. Gen. George R. Robertson, Division 
Engineer, North Pacific Division; Brig. Gen. Joseph 
Pratt, Division Commander, North Central Divi- 



sion; and Brig. Gen. Charles E. Williams, Division 
Engineer, North Atlantic Division. 

LEGISLATIVE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Legis- 
lative held a hearing on Railroad Accounting Princi- 
ples Board and the GAO. Testimony was heard 
from Charles A. Bowsher, Comptroller General of 
the United States, GAO. 

OVERSIGHT 

Committee on the Interior: On February 6, the commit- 
tee held an oversight hearing on fiscal year 1988 
budget request for the Indian Health Service. Testi- 
mony was heard from Dr. Everett Rhoades, Direc- 
tor, Indian Health Service, Department of Health 
and Human Services; and public witnesses. 

OVERSIGHT 

Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs: Subcommit- 
tee on Energy and the Environment held an over- 
sight hearing on fiscal year 1988 budget request for 
the Office of Surface Mining. Testimony was heard 
from Jed D. Christensen, Director, Office of Surface 
Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Department 
of the Interior; Dianne R. Nielson, Director, Divi- 
sion of Oil, Gas and Mining, Department of Natural 
Resources, State of Utah; Mark Scott, Director, Di- 
vision of Mines and Minerals, Department of 
Energy, State of West Virginia; and public wit- 
nesses. 

IRS OPERATIONS 

Committee on Ways and Means: On February 6, the 
Subcommittee on Oversight held a hearing on IRS 
operations. Testimony was heard from Representa- 
tive Morella; Lawrence B. Gibbs, Jr., Commissioner, 
IRS, Department of the Treasury; James R. Watts, 
Associate Director, Information Management and 
Technology Division, GAO; and public witnesses. 

♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ 

Tuesday, February 10, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

The Senate was not in session today. It will next 
meet on Monday, February 16, 1987, at 12 noon. 

Committee Meetings 

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House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 18 public bills, H.R. 1063-1080; 
and 11 resolutions, HJ. Res. 142-145, H. Con. Res. 
44 and 45, and H. Res. 76-80, were introduced. 

Page 3259 

George Washington's Birthday Ceremonies: It 

was made in order for the Speaker to appoint two 
Members of the House, one upon the recommenda- 
tion of the Minority Leader, to represent the House 
of Representatives at appropriate ceremonies for the 
observance of George Washington's Birthday on 
February 20, 1987. Subsequently, the Speaker ap- 
pointed Representatives Coelho and Parris to repre- 
sent the House at the ceremonies. 

Page 3242 

Committee Elections: House agreed to H. Res. 76, 
electing members of the Joint Committee on Print- 
ing and members of the Joint Committee of Con- 
gress on the Library. 

Page 3242 

Presidential Messages: Read the following mes- 
sages from the President: 

Arms control: Message wherein he transmits the 
1986 annual report of the United States Arms Con- 
trol and Disarmament Agency — referred to the 
Committee on Foreign Affairs; and 

Page 3243 

Alaska's mineral resources: Message wherein he 
transmits the fifth annual report on Alaska's mineral 
resources — referred to the Committee on Interior 
and Insular Affairs. 

Page 3243 

Quorum Calls — Votes: No quorum calls or votes 
developed during the proceedings of the House 
today. 

Adjournment: Met at noon and adjourned at 1:20 
p.m. 

Committee Meetings 

HUNGER AND THE HOMELESS 

Committee on Agriculture, Subcommittee on Domestic 
Marketing, Consumer Relations and Nutrition held 
a hearing on hunger and the homeless. Testimony 
was heard from Representatives Leland and Dio- 
Guardi; John Bode, Assistant Secretary, Food and 
Consumer Services, USDA; and public witnesses. 

DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on De- 
fense held a hearing on fiscal year 1988/1989 Army 
posture. Testimony was heard from the following 
officials of the Department of the Army: John O. 



Marsh, Jr., Secretary, and Gen. John A. Wickham, 
Jr., USA, Chief of Staff. 

ENERGY AND WATER DEVELOPMENT 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy 
and Water Development held a hearing on Corps- 
South Atlantic Division, New England Division, Pa- 
cific Ocean Division, and remaining items. Testimo- 
ny was heard from the following officials of the 
Corps of Engineers, Department of the Army: Brig. 
Gen. Charles E. Edgar III, Division Engineer, South 
Atlantic Division; Col. Thomas A. Rhen, Division 
Engineer, New England Division; Brig. Gen. 
Robert H. Ryan, Division Engineer, Pacific Ocean 
Division; and Maj. Gen. Henry J. Hatch, Director, 
Civil Works. 

LEGISLATIVE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Legis- 
lative held a hearing on Office of Technology As- 
sessment, Architect of the Capitol, Botanic Gardens, 
and Library of Congress. Testimony was heard from 
Representative Udall; George M. White, Architect 
of the Capitol; and Daniel J. Boorstin, The Librarian 
of Congress. 

BUDGET PROPOSALS 

Committee on the Budget: Continued hearings on the 
Administration's fiscal year 1988 budget proposals, 
with emphasis on State and Local Government. Tes- 
timony was heard from public witnesses. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 



EDUCATION AND TRAINING FOR 
AMERICAN COMPETITIVENESS ACT 

Committee on Education and Labor: Held a hearing on 
H.R. 90, Education and Training for American 
Competitiveness Act of 1987. Testimony was heard 
from public witnesses. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

HANFORD N-REACTOR 

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on 
Energy and Power held a hearing on safety issues at 
the Hanford N-Reactor. Testimony was heard from 
Representative AuCoin; Mary Walker, Assistant Sec- 
retary for Environment, Safety and Public Health, 
Department of Energy; and public witnesses. 

CONDOM ADVERTISEMENT AND AIDS 

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on 
Health and the Environment held a hearing on 
condom advertisement and Acquired Immune Defi- 
ciency Syndrome (AIDS). Testimony was heard 
from Dr. C. Everett Koop, Surgeon General, De- 



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partment of Health and Human Services; and public 
witnesses. 

FOREIGN ASSISTANCE REQUESTS 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on 
Europe and the Middle East held a hearing on the 
Foreign Assistance requests for fiscal year 1988 for 
Jordan, Lebanon, Oman, Yemen, Middle East Re- 
gional and American Schools and Hospitals Abroad. 
Testimony was heard from the following officials of 
the Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Af- 
fairs, Department of State: Roscoe Suddarth, and 
Marion V. Creekmore, both Deputy Assistant Secre- 
taries; Robert H. Pelletreau, Deputy Assistant Secre- 
tary, Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Depart- 
ment of Defense; and Robert Bell, Deputy Assistant 
Administrator, Bureau for Asia and the Near East, 
AID. 

U.S. AGRICULTURE EXPORTS 

Committee on Government Operations, Subcommittee on 
Government Information, Justice and Agriculture 
continued hearings on U.S. Agriculture Exports: 
Does Administration Effort Match Potential? Testi- 
mony was heard from public witnesses. 

OVERSIGHT 

Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs: Subcommit- 
tee on Energy and the Environment held an over- 
sight hearing on fiscal year 1988 budget request for 
the Department of Energy. Testimony was heard 
from John S. Herrington, Secretary, Department of 
Energy. 

TRADE AND INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC 
POLICY REFORM ACT 

Committee on Ways and Means: Concluded hearings 
on H.R. 3, Trade and International Economic Policy 
Reform Act of 1987. Testimony was heard from 
James A. Baker III, Secretary of the Treasury; Clay- 
ton Yeutter, U.S. Trade Representative; Speaker 
Wright; and public witnesses. 

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Wednesday, February 11, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

The Senate was not in session today. It will next 
meet on Monday, February 16, 1987, at 12 noon. 



Committee Meetings 

No committee meetings were held. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 29 public bills, H.R. 1081-1109; 4 
private bills, H.R. 1110-1113; and 11 resolutions, 
H.J. Res. 146-150, H. Con. Res. 46, and H. Res. 
81-85, were introduced. 

Page 3300 

Security and Cooperation in Europe Commis- 
sion: The Speaker appointed as members of the 
Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe 
the following Members on the part of the House: 
Representatives Hoyer (Chairman), Fascell, Markey, 
Richardson, Ritter, Kemp, Porter, and Smith of 
New Jersey. 

Page 3282 

Quorum Calls — Votes: No quorum calls or votes 
developed during the proceedings of the House 
today. 

Adjournment: Met at noon and, pursuant to the 
provisions of H. Con. Res. 36, adjourned at 12:36 
p.m. until noon on Wednesday, February 18. 

Committee Meetings 

EMERGENCY DISASTER ASSISTANCE 

Committee on Agriculture: Subcommittee on Wheat, 
Soybeans and Feed Grains held a hearing on legisla- 
tion (S. 341, H.R. 814, H.R. 904, H.R. 909, H.R. 
1015, H.R. 1045, and H.R. 1080) relating to emer- 
gency disaster assistance. Testimony was heard from 
Representatives Tallon, Whittaker and Traxler; 
Peter C. Myers, Deputy Secretary, USDA; and 
public witnesses. 

DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on De- 
fense held a hearing on Secretary of State. Testimo- 
ny was heard from George P. Shultz, Secretary of 
State. 

BUDGET PROPOSALS 

Committee on the Budget: Continued hearings on the 
Administration's fiscal year 1988 budget proposals. 
Testimony was heard from Members of Congress. 

EDUCATION AND TRAINING FOR 
AMERICAN COMPETITIVENESS ACT 

Committee on Education and Labor: Continued hear- 
ings on H.R. 90, Education and Training for Ameri- 
can Competitiveness Act of 1987. Testimony was 
heard from public witnesses. 



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FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY 
COMMISSION ORDER 

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on 
Energy and Power approved for full committee 
action H.R. 519, to direct the Federal Energy Regu- 
latory Commission to issue an order with respect to 
Docket No. EL-85-38-000. 

ENERGY POLICY AND THE DOE BUDGET 

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on 
Energy and Power held a hearing on energy policy 
and the proposed DOE budget. Testimony was 
heard from John S. Herrington, Secretary of 
Energy. 

BUDGET PROPOSALS 

Committee on Ways and Means: Continued overview 
hearings on the President's budget for fiscal year 
1988. Testimony was heard from public witnesses. 
Hearings continue February 25. 

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Monday, February 16, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

Routine Proceedings, pages 3340-3344 

Washington's Farewell Address: Washington's 
Farewell Address was read by Senator McCain. 

Page 3340 

Adjournment: Senate convened at 12 noon and ad- 
journed at 12:45 p,m., until 11 a.m., on Tuesday, 
February 17, 1987. 

Committee Meetings 

No committee meetings were held. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

The House was not in session today. Its next 
meeting will be held at noon on Wednesday, Febru- 
ary 18. 

Committee Meetings 

No committee meetings were held. 



Tuesday, February 17, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

Routine Proceedings, pages 3345-3444 

Measures Introduced: Fifteen bills and three reso- 
lutions were introduced, as follows: S. 523-537, SJ. 
Res. 51, S. Con. Res. 17, and S. Res. 104. 

Page 3384 

Measures Passed: 

United States-Soviet Arms Control Negotiations: 
By 93 yeas to 2 nays (Vote No. 27), Senate agreed 
to S. Res. 94, to encourage arms control negotia- 
tions with the Soviet Union. 

Page 3361 

National Appliance Energy Conservation Act of 
1987: By 89 yeas to 6 nays (Vote No. 28), Senate 
passed S. 83, to amend the Energy Policy and Con- 
servation Act with respect to energy conservation 
standards for appliances, after agreeing to an amend- 
ment proposed thereto, as follows: 

Page 3370 

Gramm Amendment No. 31, to substitute ex- 
tended schedules for amending appliance energy ef- 
ficiency standards with a provision allowing persons 
to petition to have the standards amended. 

Page 3371 

Support for the Government of the Philippines: 

A unanimous-consent agreement was reached pro- 
viding for the consideration of S. Res. 103, express- 
ing United States support for the Government of 
the Philippines, on Thursday, February 19, 1987, 
with a vote to occur thereon. 

Page 3426 

Appointments: 

Select Committee on Intelligence: The Presiding 
Officer, on behalf of the President pro tempore, 
pursuant to S. Res. 400, 94th Congress, and S. Res. 
4, 95th Congress, appointed Senator Metzenbaum to 
the Select Committee on Intelligence, in lieu of Sen- 
ator Leahy, resigned. 

Page 3360 

Removal of Injunction of Secrecy: The injunction 
of secrecy was removed from Annex V, Regulations 
for the Prevention of Pollution by Garbage From 
Ships (Treaty Doc. No. 100-3). The treaty, which 
was transmitted to the Senate by the President on 
February 9, 1987, was considered as having been 
read for the first time, and referred, with accompa- 
nying papers, to the Committee on Foreign Rela- 
tions and ordered to be printed. 

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Nominations Received: Senate received the fol- 
lowing nominations during the adjournment: 

Received on February 9: 

Van D. Poole, of Florida, to be a member of the 
National Advisory Council on Educational Research 
and Improvement. 

17 Army nominations in the rank of general. 

Routine lists of Army and Coast Guard nomina- 
tions. 

Received on February 11: 

Morton I. Greenberg, of New Jersey, to be 
United States Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit. 

Received on February 13: 

Robert M. Gates, of Virginia, to be Director of 
Central Intelligence. 

Lee H. Henkel, Jr., of Georgia and Lawrence J. 
White, of New York, each to be a member of the 
Federal Home Loan Bank Board. 

1 Marine Corps nomination in the rank of gener- 
al. 

Routine list of Coast Guard nominations. 

Received today: 

Sally B. Bliss, of New York, to be a member of 
the National Council on the Arts. 

Routine lists of Navy and Air Force nominations. 

Page 3436 

Messages From the President: Senate received the 
following messages from the President of the 
United States, during the adjournment: 
Received on February 9: 

(1) Transmitting the fifth annual report on Alas- 
ka's mineral resources. Referred to the Committee 
on Energy and Natural Resources. (PM-15) 

(2) Transmitting the 1986 Annual Report of the 
United States Arms Control and Disarmament 
Agency reviewing all the Government's 1986 arms 
controls activities and the ACDA's role in them. Re- 
ferred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. 

(PM-16) Page 3382 

Messages From the President: Page 3383 

Messages From the House: Page 3383 

Communications: Page 3383 

Statements on Introduced Bills: Page 3385 

Additional Cosponsors: Page 3399 

Amendments Submitted: Page 3404 

Notices of Hearings: Page 3404 

Committee Authority To Meet: Page 3405 

Additional Statements: Page 3405 

Record Votes: Two record votes were taken today. 
(Total-28) 

Paget 3370, 3374 

Adjournment: Senate convened at 11 a.m., and ad- 
journed at 5:36 p.m., until 2 p.m., on Thursday, Feb- 
ruary 19, 1987. (For Senate program, see the re- 



marks of Senator Byrd in today's Record on page 
3436.) 

Committee Meetings 

U.S. MILITARY POSTURE 

Committee on Armed Services: Committee resumed 
hearings on proposed legislation authorizing funds 
for fiscal years 1988 and 1989 for the Department of 
Defense, focusing on U.S. military posture, receiv- 
ing testimony from Caspar W. Weinberger, Secre- 
tary of Defense; and Adm. William J. Crowe, Jr., 
USN, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff. 

Committee will meet again on Thursday, Febru- 
ary 19. 

HOUSING AND COMMUNITY 
DEVELOPMENT AUTHORIZATIONS 

Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs: 
Subcommittee on Housing and Urban Affairs held 
hearings on proposed legislation, authorizing funds 
for Federal housing and community development 
programs administered by the Department of Hous- 
ing and Urban Development and the Department of 
Agriculture, receiving testimony from Mayor James 
E. Roark, Charleston, West Virginia, on behalf of 
the National League of Cities; Mayor William J. 
Althaus, York, Pennsylvania, on behalf of the U.S. 
Conference of Mayors; Councilmember Ruth 
Keeton, Howard County, Maryland, on behalf of 
the National Association of Counties; Thomas M. 
French Jr., BancBoston Mortgage Companies, Inc., 
Jacksonville, Florida, on behalf of the Mortgage 
Bankers Association of America; Leon T. Kendall, 
Mortgage Guarantee Insurance Corporation, Mil- 
waukee, Wisconsin, on behalf of the Mortgage In- 
surance Companies of America; Thomas F. 
McHugh, Rochester Housing Authority, Rochester, 
New York, on behalf of the National Association of 
Housing and Redevelopment Officials; Terrence 
Duvernay, Michigan State Housing Development 
Authority, Lansing, on behalf of the Council of State 
Housing Agencies; Alonzo Watson, South Bend 
Housing Authority, South Bend, Indiana, on behalf 
of the Public Housing Authorities Directors Asso- 
ciation; Thomas R. Runquist, First Centrum Corpo- 
ration, East Lansing, Michigan, on behalf of the 
Council for Rural Housing and Development; and 
Richard Geltman, National Governors' Association, 
Barry Zigas, National Low Income Housing Coali- 
tion, Robert E. McKay, Council of Large Public 
Housing Authorities, Harold Wilson, Housing As- 
sistance Council, Moises Loza, National Rural Hous- 
ing Coalition, and John Denning, American Associa- 
tion of Retired Persons, all of Washington, DC. 
Hearings continue on Thursday, February 19. 



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FEDERAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS 

Committee on the Budget: Committee held hearings to 
review Federal education policy, receiving testimony 
from New Jersey Gov. Thomas H. Kean, Trenton; 
Charles B. Rood, State University System of Florida, 
Tallahassee; David Packard, Hewlett-Packard Com- 
pany, Palo Alto, California; and Marc S. Tucker, 
Carnegie Forum on Education and the Economy, 
New York, New York. 

Committee will meet again tomorrow. 

RAIL SAFETY 

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: 
Subcommittee on Surface Transportation held hear- 
ings to review rail safety issues, focusing on auto- 
matic train control, radio communications, alcohol 
and drug use, and passenger car interior safety, re- 
ceiving testimony from Senator Lautenberg; Repre- 
sentative Collins; John H. Riley, Administrator, Fed- 
eral Railroad Administration, Department of Trans- 
portation; James Burnett, Chairman, National Trans- 
portation Safety Board; J.R. Snyder, Railroad Labor 
Executives' Association, William H. Dempsey, Asso- 
ciation of American Railroads, and W. Graham 
Claytor, Jr., National Railroad Passenger Corpora- 
tion (AMTRAK), all of Washington, DC; and Rich- 
ard B. Hasselman, Conrail, Philadelphia, Pennsylan- 
via. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY 
COMMISSION/FOREST SERVICE BUDGETS 

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Committee 
held hearings on the President's proposed budget 
for fiscal year 1988, receiving testimony in behalf of 
funds for their resepective activities from Martha O. 
Hesse, Chairman, Federal Energy Regulatory Com- 
mission; and George S. Dunlop, Assistant for Natu- 
ral Resources and Environment, and F. Dale Rob- 
ertson, Chief, and George Leonard, Associate Chief, 
both of the Forest Service, all of the Department of 
Agriculture. 

Committee will meet again tomorrow. 

U.S. FISH/WILDLIFE SERVICE— BUDGET 

Committee on Environment and Public Works: Commit- 
tee held hearings on those programs which fall 
within the committee's jurisdiction as contained in 
the President's proposed budget for fiscal year 1988, 
receiving testimony in behalf of funds for the Fish 
and Wildlife Service from William P. Horn, Assist- 
ant Secretary of the Interior for Fish, Wildlife, and 
Parks; and Frank H. Dunkle, Director, U.S. Fish 
and Wildlife Service. 

Committee will meet again tomorrow. 



PATENTS AND TRADEMARKS 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Patents, 
Copyrights, and Trademarks held oversight hearings 
on patent and trademark issues, focusing on systems 
for protecting patent and intellectual property 
rights, receiving testimony from David J. Quigg, 
Commissioner, Patent and Trademark Office, De- 
partment of Commerce; Norman J. Latker, Director, 
Federal Technology Management Policy, Office of 
Productivity, Technology and Innovation, Depart- 
ment of Commerce; Jay Michael Cleary, The United 
States Trademark Association, New York, New 
York; Robert C. Kline, American Intellectual Prop- 
erty Law Association, Wilmington, Delaware; 
Donald W. Banner, Intellectual Property Owners, 
Inc., Washington, DC; and William Marshall Lee, 
American Bar Association, Chicago, Illinois. 
Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

DISADVANTAGED YOUTH 
UNEMPLOYMENT 

Committee on Labor and Human Resources: Subcommit- 
tee on Labor held hearings to review minority youth 
unemployment, receiving testimony from Jesse Jack- 
son, National Rainbow Coalition, Lawrence C. 
Brown, Jr., 70001 Training and Employment Insti- 
tute, Raul Yzaguirre, National Council of La Raza, 
and William H. Kolberg, National Alliance of Busi- 
ness, all of Washington, DC; Elton Jolly, Opportuni- 
ties Industrialization Centers of America, Inc., Phila- 
delphia, Pennsylvania; James Hyman, Manpower 
Demonstration Research Corporation, New York, 
New York; Sandra C. Hagerty, Sears, Roebuck and 
Company, Chicago, Illinois; Arnetta Battle, Steve 
Fears, and Shawn Leyba, all of Cleveland, Ohio; and 
Dwyane Harris and Vance Ison, both of Cincinnati, 
Ohio. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

BUSINESS MEETING 

Select Committee on Intelligence: Committee met in 
closed session to consider pending committee busi- 
ness, but made no announcements, and recessed 
subject to call. 

NOMINATION 

Select Committee on Intelligence: Committee began hear- 
ings on the nomination of Robert M. Gates, of Vir- 
ginia, to be Director of Central Intelligence, where 
the nominee, who was introduced by Senator 
Warner, testified and answered questions in his own 
behalf. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 



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House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

The House was not in session today. Its next 
meeting will be held at noon on Wednesday, Febru- 
ary 18. 



Committee Meetings 

CATASTROPHIC INSURANCE 

Select Committee on Aging: Subcommittee on Health 
and Long-Term Care held a hearing on Catastrophic 
Insurance: How the Bowen Plan Fails. Testimony 
was heard from public witnesses. 



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Wednesday, February 18, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

The Senate was not in session today. It will next 
meet on Thursday, February 19, 1987, at 2 p.m. 

Committee Meetings 

FCC/FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION/ 
MARITIME ADMINISTRATION— BUDGETS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Com- 
merce, Justice, State, the Judiciary, and Related 
Agencies held hearings on proposed budget esti- 
mates for fiscal year 1988, receiving testimony in 
behalf of funds for their respective activities from 
Mark Fowler, Chairman, Federal Communications 
Commission; Edward V. Hickey,Jr., Chairman, Fed- 
eral Maritime Commission; and John Gaughan, Ad- 
ministrator, Maritime Administration. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Thursday, Feb- 
ruary 26. 

DEFENSE BUDGET 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on De- 
fense held closed hearings on proposed budget esti- 
mates for fiscal year 1988 for the Department of De- 
fense, focusing on the MX Rail Garrison basing 
mode, a proposal for the small ICBM, and on the 
problems with the B-lB bomber, receiving testimo- 
ny from Gen. John Chain, Commander, Strategic 
Air Command. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Wednesday, 
February 25. 



INTERIOR/ENERGY BUDGETS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on the In- 
terior and Related Agencies held hearings on pro- 
posed budget estimates for Fiscal year 1988 for the 
Department of the Interior and the Department of 
Energy, receiving testimony from Senator Boren; 
Representative Beilenson; Donald P. Hodel, Secre- 
tary of the Interior; and John S. Herrington, Secre- 
tary of Energy. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Friday, Febru- 
ary 20. 

MONETARY POLICY 

Committee on Banking Housing, and Urban Affairs: 
Committee began oversight hearings on the Federal 
Reserve's First Monetary Policy Report for 1987, fo- 
cusing on the conduct of monetary policy, receiving 
testimony from Stephen H. Axilrod, The Nikko Se- 
curities Company International, Inc., New York, 
New York; Lawrence Chimerine, Chase Econome- 
trics, Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania; Allan H. Meltzer, 
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylva- 
nia; Paul Graig Roberts, Center for Strategic and 
International Studies, Georgetown University, 
Washington, DC; and H. Erich Heinermann, Laden- 
burg, Thalmann & Company, Inc., New York, New 
York. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

DEFENSE BUDGET 

Committee on the Budget: Committee held hearings to 
review the President's proposed budget request for 
the Department of Defense, receiving testimony 
from Adm. Elmo R. Zumwalt, Jr., USN (Ret.), 
former Chief of Naval Operations, Joshua Epstein, 
Brookings Institution, and Lt. Gen. Glenn A. Kent, 
USAF (Ret.), The Rand Corporation, all of Wash- 
ington, DC. 

Committee will meet again tomorrow. 

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY BUDGET 

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Committee 
concluded hearings on the President's proposed 
budget for fiscal year 1988, after receiving testimony 
in behalf of funds for the Department of Energy 
from John Herrington, Secretary of Energy. 

VA/NRC— BUDGETS 

Committee on Environment and Public Works: Commit- 
tee held hearings on those programs which fall 
within the committee's jurisdiction as contained in 
the President's proposed budget for fiscal year 1988, 
receiving testimony in behalf of funds for the Ten- 
nessee Valley Authority from Senator Gore; and 
Charles H. Dean, Jr., Chairman, John B. Waters, 
Director, William F. Willis, General Manager, 
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Bond, Manager of Natural Resources and Economic 
Development, and John T. Shields, Office of Agri- 
cultural and Chemical Development, all of the Ten- 
nessee Valley Authority; and in behalf of funds for 
the Nuclear Regulatory Commission from Lando W. 
Zech, Jr., Chairman, and Thomas M. Roberts, Fred 
Bernthal, James K. Asselstine, and Kenneth M. 
Carr, all Commissioners, all of the Nuclear Regula- 
tory Commission. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

PRESIDENT'S BUDGET 

Committee on Finance: Committee held hearings on 
those programs which fall within the committee's ju- 
risdiction as contained in the President's proposed 
budget for fiscal year 1988, receiving testimony from 
James C. Miller III, Director, Office of Management 
and Budget. 

Hearings continue on Monday, February 23. 

BUSINESS MEETING 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee held a 
business meeting where it took the following action: 

Ordered favorably reported with amendments S. 
184, to provide additional economic assistance to 
Central America, and to terminate aid to the Con- 
tras; and 

Adopted committee rules of procedure for the 
100th Congress. 

GOVERNMENT MANAGEMENT AND 
ACCOUNTABILITY 

Committee on Governmental Affairs: Committee began 
hearings on the elimination of waste, fraud, and 
abuse in certain Government agencies, focusing on 
open, classified, and covert accounts, receiving testi- 
mony from Charles A. Bowsher, Comptroller Gen- 
eral of the United States, Milton J. Socolar, Special 
Assistant to the Comptroller General, Frank C. Con- 
ahan, Assistant Comptroller, General Security and 
International Affairs Programs, and Frederick D. 
Wolf, Director of the Accounting and Financial 
Management Division, all of the General Account- 
ing Office. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

McCARRAN-FERGUSON ACT 

Committee on the Judiciary: Committee held hearings 
on S. 80, to repeal the exemption from the Federal 
antitrust laws the business of insurance, receiving 
testimony from Daniel Oliver, Chairman, Federal 
Trade Commission; Charles F. Rule, Acting Assist- 
ant Attorney General, Antitrust Division, Depart- 
ment of Justice; Massachusetts Attorney General 
James M. Shannon, Boston, and West Virginia At- 
torney General Charles G. Brown, Charleston, both 
on behalf of the National Association of Attorneys 
General; Rhode Island State Representative Jeffrey 
J. Teitz, Providence, on behalf of the National Con- 



ference of State Legislatures; Edward Muhl, Mary- 
land Commissioner of Insurance, Annapolis, and 
John Washburn, Illinois Commissioner of Insurance, 
Springfield, both on behalf of the National Associa- 
tion of Insurance Commissioners; David Levinson, 
Delaware Commissioner of Insurance, Dover; New 
York State Senator Donald Halperin, Albany, on 
behalf of the Conference of Insurance Legislators; J. 
Robert Hunter, National Insurance Consumer Orga- 
nization, Alexandria, Virginia; F.J. O'Neill, Wil- 
mington, Delaware, representing the Independent 
Insurance Agents of America, Inc.; Brad Mitchell, 
Harleysville Insurance, Harleysville, Pennsylvania, 
representing the National Association of Independ- 
ent Insurers; and John Motley, National Federation 
of Independent Business, John Satagaj, Small Busi- 
ness Legislative Council, Mark N. Cooper, Con- 
sumer Federation of America, Leslie W. Seldin, 
American Dental Association, Mark F. Horning, 
American Insurance Association, and Robert S. 
Seiler, American Council of Life Insurance and the 
Health Insurance Association of America, all of 
Washington, DC. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

VETERANS' PROGRAMS 

Committee on Veterans ' Affairs: Committee held hear- 
ings on the President's proposed budget requests 
for fiscal year 1988 for veterans' programs, and on 
section 4(b) of S. 6 (Veterans' Health Care Im- 
provement Act of 1987) and S. 279, measures to pro- 
vide a 1-year extension of the date by which the 
VA's readjustment counseling program for Vietnam- 
era veterans is to begin a 2-year transition to a pro- 
gram providing counseling services through the 
VA's general medical facilities, and S. 477, to assist 
homeless veterans, receiving testimony from 
Thomas K. Turnage, Administrator of Veterans' Af- 
fairs, Thomas E. Harvey, Deputy Administrator of 
Veterans' Affairs, John A. Gronvall, Chief Medical 
Director, Grady W. Horton, Deputy Chief Benefits 
Director for Program Management, Arthur S. Ha- 
merschlag, Chief Memorial Affairs Director, and 
Donald L. Ivers, General Counsel, all of the Veter- 
ans' Administration; Donald E. Shasteen, Assistant 
Secretary of Labor for Veterans' Employment and 
Training; and Paul S. Egan, and John F. Sommer, 
both of the American Legion, Michael R. Leaveck, 
Richard F. Weidman, and Thomas A. Sherwood, all 
of the Vietnam Veterans of America, Jesse Moses, 
Leroy Kellar, and Ben Littlejohn, all of Washington, 
DC. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

NOMINATION 

Select Committee on Intelligence: Committee continued 
hearings on the nomination of Robert M. Gates, of 



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Virginia, to be Director of Central Intelligence, 
where the nominee testified and answered further 
questions in his own behalf. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 



cials of the Department of Transportation: John W. 
Melchner, Inspector General; and Matthew V. Sco- 
cozza, Assistant Secretary for Policy International 
Affairs; and public witnesses. 



House, of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 19 public bills, H.R. 1114-1132; 2 
private bills, H.R. 1132 and 1134; and 8 resolutions, 
HJ. Res. 151 and 152, H. Con. Res. 47-49, and H. 
Res. 86-88 were introduced. 

Page 3460 

Meeting Hour: Agreed that the House will meet at 
noon on Thursday, February 19. 

Page 3345 

Quorum Calls — Votes: No quorum calls or votes 
developed during the proceedings of the House 
today. 

Adjournment: Met at noon and adjourned at 12:33 
p.m. 

Committee Meetings 

LABOR— HHS— EDUCATION 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on 
Labor — HHS — Education held a hearing on Secre- 
tary of Health and Human Services. Testimony was 
heard from Otis R. Bowen, Secretary, Department 
of Health and Human Services. 

UNFAIR AND ILLEGAL FOREIGN TRADE 
PRACTICES 

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on 
Oversight and Investigations held a hearing into the 
impact of illegal and unfair foreign trade practices 
on interstate commerce. Testimony was heard from 
Ambassador Michael B. Smith, Deputy U.S. Trade 
Representative. 

INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ASSISTANCE 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Held a hearing on the 
President's Fiscal Year 1988 Request for Internation- 
al Security Assistance. Testimony was heard from 
Caspar W. Weinberger, Secretary, Department of 
Defense. 

FITNESS OF AIRLINE PILOTS AND TRAIN 
ENGINEERS 

Committee on Government Operations: Subcommittee on 
Government Activities and Transportation held a 
hearing on the use of highway traffic convictions in 
judging the fitness of airline pilots and train engi- 
neers. Testimony was heard from the following offi- 



U.S. AGRICULTURE EXPORTS 

Committee on Government Operations: Subcommittee on 
Government Information, Justice and Agriculture 
continued hearings on U.S. Agriculture Exports: 
Does Administration Effort Match Potential? Testi- 
mony was heard from public witnesses. 
Hearings continue February 24. 



U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE 
BUDGET 

Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries: Subcom- 
mittee on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and 
the Environment held a hearing to review the Ad- 
ministration's fiscal year 1988 budget request for the 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Testimony was heard 
from the following officials of the Department of 
the Interior: William P. Horn, Assistant Secretary, 
Fish and Wildlife and Parks; and Frank H. Dunkle, 
Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 



MAKE PERMANENT THE NEW GI BILL 

Committee on Veterans ' Affairs: Subcommittee on Edu- 
cation, Training and Employment held a hearing on 
H.R. 1085, to amend title 38, United States Code, to 
make permanent the new GI bill educational assist- 
ance programs established by chapter 30 of such 
title. Testimony was heard from Speaker Wright; 
Representative Montgomery; R.J. Vogel, Chief Ben- 
efits Director, VA; from the following officials of 
the Department of Defense: Chapman B. Cox, As- 
sistant Secretary (Force Management and Person- 
nel); Dennis Shaw, Principal Deputy Assistant Sec- 
retary, Reserve Affairs; and Military Personnel 
Chiefs; and representatives of the following: military 
associations; veterans' organizations; and public wit- 
nesses. 



COMPREHENSIVE TRADE LEGISLATION 

Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on 
Trade held a hearing on comprehensive trade legis- 
lation, including H.R. 3, Trade and International 
Economic Policy Reform Act of 1987, and other pro- 
posals to enhance U.S. trade competitiveness and to 
reform the trade laws. Testimony was heard from 
Representative Snowe; and public witnesses. 
Hearings continue February 20. 






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Thursday, February 19, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

Routine Proceedings, pages 3492-3897 

Measures Introduced: Thirty-eight bills and sixty- 
six resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 
538-575, S.J. Res. 52-61, S. Con. Res. 18-21, and S. 
Res. 105-156. 

Page 3722 

Measures Passed: 

Authorizing Printing of Addresses on Senate His- 
tory: Senate agreed to S. Con. Res. 18, to authorize 
the printing of "U.S. Senator Robert C. Byrd's Ad- 
dresses on the History of the United States Senate: 
Bicentennial Edition." 

Page 3591 

Support for the Government of the Philippines: 
By unanimous vote of 98 yeas (Vote No. 29), Senate 
agreed to S. Res. 103, to reaffirm the support of the 
Government of the United States for the Govern- 
ment of the Philippines under the leadership of 
President Corazon C. Aquino. 

Page 3665 

Appointment to the Committee on Governmental 
Affairs: Senate agreed to S. Res. 112, appointing 
Senator Trible to be a member of the Committee on 
Governmental Affairs, in lieu of Senator Duren- 
berger. 

Page 3700 

Directing Senate Legal Counsel: Senate agreed to 
S. Res. 113, to direct the Senate Legal Counsel to 
represent Senator Lugar and Senator Quayle in the 
case of Edwin E.. Dack v. Edwin J. Simcox, et ai, 
Cause No. 64C01-8701-CP17, pending in the Circuit 
Court of Porter County, Indiana. 

Page 3700 

Directing Federal Energy Regulatory Commis- 
sion: Senate passed S. 214, to direct the Federal 
Energy Regulatory Commission to issue an order 
with respect to docket numbered EL-85-38-000. 

Page 3700 

Nominations Received: Senate received the fol- 
lowing nomination: 

Received Wednesday, February 18, during the ad- 
journment: 

Douglas B.M. Ehlke, of Washington, to be a 
member of the Occupational Safety and Health 
Review Commission. 

Page 3861 

Messages From the President: Senate received the 
following messages from the President of the 
United States: 



(1) Transmitting the Sixteenth Annual Report on 
Hazardous Materials Transportation, for calendar 
year 1985; which was referred to the Committee on 
Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (PM-17) 

(2) Transmitting the proposed Trade, Employ- 
ment, and Productivity Act of 1987; which was re- 
ferred to the Committee on Governmental Affairs. 
(PM-18) 

(3) Transmitting the Seventh Annual Report of 
the Department of Education, for fiscal year 1986; 
which was referred to the Committee on Labor and 
Human Resources. (PM-19) Page 3721 

Messages From the President: Page 3719 

Messages From the House: Page 3721 

Statements on Introduced Bills: Page 3725 

Additional Cosponsors: Page 3802 

Notices of Hearings: Page 3812 

Committee Authority To Meet: Page 3812 

Additional Statements: Page 3812 

Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. 
(Total— 29) 

Page 3670 

Adjournment: Senate convened at 2 p.m., and ad- 
journed at 5:55 p.m., until 2 p.m., on Monday, Feb- 
ruary 23, 1987. (For Senate's program, see the re- 
marks of Senator Byrd in today's Record on page 
3861.) 

Committee Meetings 

1988 BUDGET 

Committee on Appropriations: Committee resumed 
hearings on the President's proposed budget for 
fiscal year 1988, receiving testimony from Rudolph 
Penner, Director, Congressional Budget Office. 
Hearings continue on Thursday, February 26. 

FARM CREDIT ADMINISTRATION 
BUDGET 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Agri- 
culture, Rural Development, and Related Agencies 
held hearings on proposed budget estimates for 
fiscal year 1988 for the Farm Credit Administration, 
receiving testimony from Frank Nay lor, Chairman, 
and James R. Billington, and Marvin R. Duncan, 
both Members of the Board of Directors, all of the 
Farm Credit Administration. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Monday, Febru- 
ary 23. 

APPROPRIATIONS— CIVIL WORKS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy 
and Water Development held hearings on proposed 
budget estimates for fiscal year 1988, receiving testi- 
mony in behalf of funds for civil works projects 



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from Robert K. Dawson, Assistant Secretary of the 
Army for Civil Works, Lt. Gen. E.R. Heiberg, 
Chief, Corps of Engineers, and Maj. Gen. Henry J. 
Hatch, Director of Civil Works, all of the Depart- 
ment of the Army. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Tuesday, Febru- 
ary 24. 

DEFENSE BUDGET 

Committee on Armed Services: Committee held hearings 
to assess the Department of Defense budget request 
for fiscal years 1988 and 1989, receiving testimony 
from Charles Bowsher, Comptroller General, Gen- 
eral Accounting Office. 

Committee will meet again on Monday, February 
23. 

MONETARY POLICY 

Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: 
Committee concluded oversight hearings on the 
Federal Reserve's First Monetary Policy Report for 
1987, focusing on the conduct of monetary policy, 
after receiving testimony from Paul A. Volcker, 
Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Re- 
serve System. 

HOUSING AND COMMUNITY 
DEVELOPMENT AUTHORIZATIONS 

Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs: 
Subcommittee on Housing and Urban Affairs re- 
sumed hearings on proposed legislation authorizing 
funds for Federal housing and community develop- 
ment programs administered by the Department of 
Housing and Urban Development and the Depart- 
ment of Agriculture, receiving testimony from Rep- 
resentative Schumer; James M. Fischer, Jr., National 
Association of Home Builders, Nashville, Tennes- 
see; Nestor R. Weigand, Jr., National Association of 
Realtors, Wichita, Kansas; Kent Willis, National 
Fair Housing Coalition, I.D. Robbins, Nehemiah 
Plan, East Brooklyn Churches, and James Spengler, 
Our Lady of Mercy Church, both of Brooklyn, New 
York; Carol Reckling, Baltimorian United for Lead- 
ership Development, Baltimore, Maryland; Bertha 
Gilkey, Cochran Tenant Management Corporation, 
St. Louis, Missouri; and John Simon, National Hous- 
ing Conference, Robert Dodge, Rental Housing As- 
sociation, David Caprara, National Center for 
Neighborhood Enterprise, and Kimi Gray, Kenil- 
worth Parkside Resident Management Corporation, 
all of Washington, DC. 

Hearings continue on Thursday, February 26. 

1988 BUDGET 

Committee on the Budget: Committee continued hear- 
ings in preparation for reporting the first concurrent 
resolution on the fiscal year 1988 budget, focusing 
on the applicability of the Federal securities laws to 
the sale of the Federal Government loan assets man- 



dated by the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 
1986, receiving testimony from John Shad, Chair- 
man, and Edward Fleishman, Commissioner, both of 
the Securities and Exchange Commission; Martin 
Feldstein, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massa- 
chusetts; and Alan Greenspan, Townsend-Greenspan 
& Co., Inc., New York, New York. 

Hearings continue on Tuesday, February 24. 

NASA BUDGET 

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: 
Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space 
held hearings on the President's proposed budget 
request for fiscal year 1988 for the National Aero- 
nautics and Space Administration, focusing on space 
science and application, receiving testimony from 
Burton I. Edelson, Associate Administrator for 
Space Science and Applications, Sam Keller, Deputy 
Associate Administrator for Space Science and Ap- 
plications, Jeffrey Rosendhal, Assistant Administra- 
tor for Science, and Ronald Konkel, Director, Ad- 
ministration and Resources Management, all of the 
National Aeronautics and Space Administration; 
Louis J. Lanzerotti, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray 
Hill, New Jersey; Andrew Nagy, Association of 
American Universities, Washington, DC; and Carl 
Sagan, The Planetary Society, Pasadena, California. 
Hearings continue on Thursday, February 26. 

NATIONAL PARKS 

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Subcom- 
mittee on Public Lands, National Parks and Forests 
concluded hearings on the following bills: 

S. 90, to establish the Big Cypress National Pre- 
serve Addition in the State of Florida, after receiv- 
ing testimony from Senators Chiles and Graham; 
Steven Whitney, Wilderness Society, and Paul 
Pritchard, National Parks and Conservation Associa- 
tion, both of Washington, DC; and Roy Cawley, 
Collier Enterprises, Naples, Florida; and 

S. 56, to establish the El Malpais National Monu- 
ment, the Masua Trail, and the Grants National 
Conservation Area in the State of New Mexico, 
after receiving testimony from Representative Rich- 
ardson; William R. Humphries, New Mexico Com- 
missioner of Public Lands, Santa Fe; George G. 
Byers, Santa Fe Pacific Minerals Corporation, and 
Chuck Wiggins, New Mexico BLM Wilderness Coa- 
lition, both of Albuquerque, New Mexico; Stanley 
Paytiamo, Acoma Pueblo, Abe M. Pena, Grants 
Chamber of Commerce, Mayor Jackie Fisher, Joe 
Murrietta, Cibola County Manager, and David Can- 
delaria, all of Grants, New Mexico; Mayor Warren 
Mathers, Mayor Pro-tem Pete Maldonado, and Jim 
Craine, all of Milan, New Mexico; Trecia Blancett, 
City Manager, Aztec, New Mexico; and John W. 
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Norton, Wilderness Society, both of Washington, 
DC. 

Testimony was also received on both the afore- 
mentioned bills from William P. Horn, Assistant 
Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks, Depart- 
ment of the Interior. 

WORLD ECONOMY 

Committee on Finance: Committee concluded over- 
sight hearings on the world economy and trade 
issues, focusing on the United States response to the 
international trade deficit, after receiving testimony 
from James A. Baker III, Secretary of the Treasury; 
and Clayton Yeutter, United States Trade Repre- 
sentative. 

TREATIES 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee ordered fa- 
vorably reported two treaties between the United 
States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist 
Republics on (1) the Limitation of Underground 
Nuclear Weapon Tests, and the Protocol thereto, 
known as the Threshold Test Ban Treaty (TTBT) 
signed in Moscow on July 3, 1974, with a declaration 
and a reservation, and (2) the Underground Nucle- 
ar Explosions for Peaceful Purposes, and the Proto- 
col thereto, known as the Peaceful Nuclear Explo- 
sions Treaty (PNET), signed in Washington and 
Moscow on May 28, 1976, with a declaration and 
reservation (Ex.N, 94th Cong., 2nd Sess.). 

Also, the committee ordered favorably reported 
an original resolution providing it is the sense of the 
Senate that the President should negotiate for en- 
hanced and effective verification methods with re- 
spect to the aforementioned treaties. 

GOVERNMENT MANAGEMENT AND 
ACCOUNTABILITY 

Committee on Governmental Affairs: Committee contin- 
ued hearings on the elimination of waste, fraud, and 
abuse in certain Government agencies, focusing on 
Inspector General operations and needs, receiving 
testimony from Richard P. Kusserow, Inspector 
General, Department of Health and Human Serv- 
ices; James R. Richards, Inspector General, Depart- 
ment of the Interior; John J. Adair, Associate Direc- 
tor, and David L. Clark, Deputy Associate Director, 
both of the Fraud Prevention and Audit Oversight 
Group, Accounting and Financial Management Divi- 
sion, General Accounting Office; and Charles R. 
Clauson, Chief Postal Inspector, and Kenneth M. 
Hearst, Assistant Chief Inspector, both of the 
United States Postal Service. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE BUDGET 

Committee on the Judiciary: Committee resumed hear- 
ings to review the President's proposed budget re- 
quest for fiscal year 1988 for the Department of Jus- 



tice, receiving testimony in behalf of funds for the 
Civil Division from Richard K. Willard, Assistant 
Attorney General, Civil Division, Department of 
Justice. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

PARENTAL AND TEMPORARY MEDICAL 
LEAVE 

Committee on Labor and Human Resources: Subcommit- 
tee on Children, Families, Drugs and Alcoholism 
held hearings on S. 249, to grant employees parental 
and temporary medical leave under certain circum- 
stances, receiving testimony from Barbara Ferguson 
Kamara, Office of Early Childhood Development, 
and Jim Weeks, United Mineworkers of America, 
both of Washington, DC; Jean Goebel, Weston, 
Connecticut; Ed Zigler, Yale Bush Center on Child 
Development and Social Policy, and Jeanne Kardos, 
Southern New England Telephone, both of New 
Haven, Connecticut; James T. Bond, National 
Council of Jewish Women, New York, New York; 
Cheryle Mitvalsky, Association of Junior Leagues, 
Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Karen Nussbaum, Nine to 
Five: National Association of Working Women, 
Cleveland, Ohio; Frances Shaine, Holyoke, Massa- 
chusetts, representing the U.S. Chamber of Com- 
merce; Mary Del Brady, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 
representing the National Association of Women 
Business Owners; Jay Wilson, Baltimore, Maryland, 
representing the National Association of Manufac- 
turers; Carol Merrick, Merrick Consultants, Inc., 
Kenosha, Wisconsin; and Joan Specter, Councilwom- 
an, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

VETERANS' PROGRAMS 

Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Committee concluded 
hearings on the President's proposed budget re- 
quests for fiscal year 1988 for veterans' programs, 
and on section 4(b) of S. 6 (Veterans' Health Care 
Improvement Act of 1987), and S. 279, measures to 
provide a 1-year extension of the date by which the 
VA's readjustment counseling program for Vietnam- 
era veterans is to begin a 2-year transition to a pro- 
gram providing counseling services through the 
VA's general medical facilities, and S. 477, to assist 
homeless veterans, after receiving testimony from 
David W. Gorman, Disabled American Veterans, R. 
Jack Powell, and Donald R. Custis, both of Para- 
lyzed Veterans of America, James N. Magill, Veter- 
ans of Foreign Wars of the United States, David J. 
Passamaneck, AMVETS, Shirley McVay- Wiseman, 
National Association of Home Builders, and Stan 
H. Sabin, National Association of Realtors, all of 
Washington, DC; and Willard Gourley, Barclays- 
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Carolina, on behalf of the Mortgage Bankers Asso- 
ciation of America. 

INDIAN PROGRAMS 

Select Committee on Indian Affairs: Committee conclud- 
ed hearings to review those programs which fall 
within the committee's jurisdiction as contained in 
the President's proposed budget for fiscal year 1988, 
after receiving testimony from Ross Swimmer, As- 
sistant Secretary of the Interior for Indian Affairs; 
Frank Ryan, Deputy Secretary of the Interior for 
Trust and Economic Development; Everett 
Rhoades, Director, Indian Health Service, Depart- 
ment of Health and Human Services; Bruce Carnes, 
Deputy Under Secretary of Education for Planning, 
Budget and Evaluation; Thomas Corwin, Acting Di- 
rector, Office of Elementary and Secondary Educa- 
tion, Department of Education; Lawrence Daven- 
port, Assistant Secretary of Education for Elementa- 
ry and Secondary Education; John Meyers, Director, 
and Pat Arnado, Assistant to the Director, both of 
the Office of Indian Housing Programs, Depart- 
ment of Housing and Urban Development; Paula 
Schneider, Chief, and Edna Paisano and Nampeo, 
both Assistants to the Chief, all of the Population 
Division, Department of Commerce; Paul Mayrand, 
Director, Office of Special Targeted Programs, Em- 
ployment and Training Administration, Department 
of Labor; Suzan Shown Harjo, National Congress of 
American Indians; John Forekenbrock, American 
Indian Higher Education Consortium; Virginia 
Spencer, National American Indian Housing Coun- 
cil, and William Lynn Engles, Administration for 
Native Americans, all of Washington, DC; Roger 
Bordeaux, Association of Tribal Contract Schools 
and National Indian School Board Association, 
Pierre, South Dakota; Michael Clements, Intertribal 
Timber Council, Warm Springs, Oregon; Julie 
Kitka, Alaska Federation of Natives, Anchorage; 
Caleb Pungowiyi, Kawerak, Inc., Nome, Alaska; 
Emery Johnson, former Director of the Indian 
Health Service, Rockville, Maryland; Suzan Wer- 
yackwe, National Indian Education Association, 
Minneapolis, Minnesota; and Dean Jackson, Navajo 
Community College, Chinle, Arizona. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 55 public bills, H.R. 1135-1189; 5 
private bills, H.R. 1190-1194; and 11 resolutions, 
HJ. Res. 153 and 154, H. Con. Res. 50-54, and H. 
Res. 89-92 were introduced. 

Pages 3515 



Report Filed: One report was filed as follows: H.J. 
Res. 3, to recognize the 100th anniversary of the en- 
actment of the Hatch Act of March 2, 1887, and its 
role in establishing our Nation's system of State ag- 
ricultural experiment stations (H. Rept. 100-6). 

Page 3514 

Trade Advisers: Upon recommendation of the 
Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means, 
the Speaker selected the following members of that 
committee to be accredited by the President as offi- 
cial advisers to the United States delegations to 
international conferences, meetings, and negotiation 
sessions relating to trade agreements during the first 
session of the 100th Congress: Representatives Ros- 
tenkowski, Gibbons, Jenkins, Crane, and Frenzel. 

Page 3492 

Kennedy Center Board of Trustees: The Speaker 
appointed as members of the Board of Trustees of 
the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing 
Arts the following Members on the part of the 
House: Representatives Yates, Wilson, and 
McDade. 

Page 3492 

Smithsonian Board of Regents: The Speaker ap- 
pointed as members of the Board of Regents of the 
Smithsonian Institution the following Members on 
the part of the House: Representatives Mineta, 
Boland, and Conte. 

Page 3492 

Hunger Committee: The Speaker appointed Rep- 
resentative Patterson as an additional majority 
member of the Select Committee on Hunger. 

Page 3492 

Deaf Education Commission: The Speaker ap- 
pointed as members of the Commission on Educa- 
tion of the Deaf the following members from pri- 
vate life on the part of the House: Patricia A. 
Hughes of Seattle, Washington, David J. Nelson of 
Washington, DC, William Page Johnson of Jackson- 
ville, Illinois, and Nanette Fabray of Pacific Pali- 
sades, California. 

Page 3496 

Committee Elections: House agreed to H. Res. 89, 
electing Members to certain standing committees of 
the House. 

Page 3498 

Surface Transportation: House disagreed to the 
Senate amendment to H.R. 2, to authorize funds for 
construction of highways, for highway safety pro- 
grams, and for mass transportation programs, and to 
expand and improve the relocation assistance pro- 
gram; and agreed to a conference. Appointed as 
conferees: Representatives Howard, Anderson, Roe, 
Hammerschmidt, and Shuster for consideration of 
all provisions except title V of the House bill and 
title II of the Senate amendment; and Representa- 



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tives Rostenkowski, Pickle, Jenkins, Guarini, Matsui, 
Anthony, Flippo, Duncan, Frenzel, Schulze, and 
Thomas of California as exclusive conferees on title 
V of the House bill and title II of the Senate 
amendment. 

Page 3498 

Agreed to the Shuster motion to instruct House 
conferees to disagree to section 126 of the Senate 
amendment (Buy America exemptions). 

Page 3498 

Calendar Wednesday: Agreed to dispense with 
Calendar Wednesday business of February 25. 

Page 3499 

Legislative Program: Agreed to adjourn from 
Thursday to Monday. 

Page 3499 

Printing of Committee Rules: It was made in 
order that each committee of the House might have 
until Thursday, February 26, to publish committee 
rules in the Congressional Record. 

Page 3499 

Joint Taxation Committee: Read a letter from the 
Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means 
wherein he advised the Speaker that the following 
members of that committee have been designated to 
serve on the Joint Committee on Taxation during 
the 100th Congress: Representatives Rostenkowski, 
Gibbons, Pickle, Duncan, and Archer. 

Page 3499 

Presidential Messages: Read the following mes- 
sages from the President: 

Hazardous materials transportation: Message where- 
in he transmits the sixteenth annual report on haz- 
ardous materials transportation for calendar year 
1985 — referred to the Committee on Energy and 
Commerce, Committee on Merchant Marine and 
Fisheries, Committee on Post Office and Civil Serv- 
ice, and Committee on Public Works and Transpor- 
tation; 

Page 3500 

Education: Message wherein he transmits the sev- 
enth annual report of the Department of Education 
covering fiscal year 1986 — referred to the Commit- 
tee on Education and Labor; and 

Page 3500 

Trade: Message wherein he transmits proposed 
legislation entitled "Trade, Employment, and Pro- 
ductivity Act of 1987" — referred to the Union Cal- 
endar and ordered printed (H. Doc. 100-33). 

Page 3500 

Committee Resignations: Read and accepted a 
letter from Representative Gordon wherein he re- 
signs from the Committee on Banking, Finance and 
Urban Affairs and the Committee on Science, Space, 
and Technology. 

Page 350f 



Naval Academy: The Speaker appointed as mem- 
bers of the Board of Visitors to the United States 
Naval Academy the following Members on the part 
of the House: Representatives Wilson, McMillen of 
Maryland, Skeen, and Bentley. 

Page 3508 

Merchant Marine Academy: The Speaker appoint- 
ed as members of the Board of Visitors to the 
United States Merchant Marine Academy the fol- 
lowing Members on the part of the House: Repre- 
sentatives Manton and DioGuardi. 

Page 3508 

Coast Guard Academy: The Speaker appointed as 
members of the Board of Visitors to the United 
States Coast Guard Academy the following Mem- 
bers on the part of the House: Representatives 
Gejdenson and Johnson of Connecticut. 

Page 3508 

Air Force Academy: The Speaker appointed as 
members of the Board of Visitors to the United 
States Air Force Academy the following Members 
on the part of the House: Representatives Dicks, 
Barnard, Lewis of California, and Hefley. 

Page 3508 

Lobbyists: The compilation by the Clerk of the 
House and the Secretary of the Senate of all new 
registrations and reports for the fourth calendar 
quarter of 1986, and reports for the third calendar 
quarter of 1986 received too late to be previously 
published, that were filed by persons engaged in 
lobbying activities appears in this issue of the Con- 
gressional Record. 

Page 3520 

Quorum Calls — Votes: No quorum calls or votes 
developed during the proceedings of the House 
today. 

Adjournment: Met at noon and adjourned at 2:06 
p.m. 

Committee Meetings 

HUD— INDEPENDENT AGENCIES 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on 
HUD — Independent Agencies held a hearing on Se- 
lective Service System. Testimony was heard from 
Wilfred Abel, Acting Director, Selective Service 
System. 

LABOR— HHS— EDUCATION 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on 
Labor — HHS — Education held a hearing on Com- 
pensatory Education for the Disadvantaged, Special 
Programs; and on Impact Aid, and Bilingual Educa- 
tion. Testimony was heard from the following offi- 



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cials of the Department of Education: Bruce M. 
Carnes, Deputy Under Secretary, Planning, Budget 
and Evaluation; Lawrence F. Davenport, Assistant 
Secretary, Elementary and Secondary Education; and 
Carol Pendas Whitten, Director, Office of Bilingual 
Education and Minority Languages Affairs. 

TRANSPORTATION APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Trans- 
portation held a hearing on Secretary of Transporta- 
tion. Testimony was heard from Elizabeth Hanford 
Dole, Secretary, Department of Transportation. 

CLASSIFIED BRIEFING 

Committee on Armed Services: Met in executive session 
to receive a classified briefing on Soviet military 
trends and capabilities. The committee was briefed 
by Lt. Gen. Leonard H. Perroots, USAF, Director, 
Defense Intelligence Agency. 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Investi- 
gations met for organizational purposes. 

URGENT RELIEF FOR THE HOMELESS ACT 

Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs: Sub- 
committee on Housing and Community Develop- 
ment approved for full committee action amended 
H.R. 558, Urgent Relief for the Homeless Act. 

EDUCATION AND TRAINING FOR 
AMERICAN COMPETITIVENESS ACT 

Committee on Education and Labor: Continued hear- 
ings on H.R. 90, Education and Training for Ameri- 
can Competitiveness Act of 1987. Testimony was 
heard from William E. Brock, Secretary, Depart- 
ment of Labor. 

Hearings continue February 25. 

CLEAN AIR— OZONE AND CARBON 
MONOXIDE NONATTAINMENT 

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on 
Health and the Environment held a hearing on the 
Clean Air Act concerning the nationwide ozone and 
carbon monoxide nonattainment problems. Testimo- 
ny was heard from Lee M. Thomas, Administrator, 
EPA; and public witnesses. 

DELAYS IN THE ASBESTOS IN SCHOOLS 
PROGRAM 

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on 
Transportation, Tourism and Hazardous Materials 
held a hearing concerning the harmful impact on 
school children from delays in the EPA Asbestos in 
Schools Program. Testimony was heard from John 
A. Moore, Assistant Administrator, Pesticides and 
Toxic Substances, EPA; and public witnesses. 



BUDGET REPORT; FOREIGN AFFAIRS 
AUTHORIZATIONS 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Approved budget rec- 
ommendations for the February 25 Report to the 
Committee on the Budget. 

The committee also held a hearing on the Presi- 
dent's fiscal year 1988 request for Foreign Affairs 
Authorizations. Testimony was heard from George 
P. Shukz, Secretary, Department of State. 

HUMAN RIGHTS POLICY 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on 
Human Rights and International Organizations held 
a hearing on U.S. Human Rights Policy. Testimony 
was heard from Richard Schifter, Assistant Secre- 
tary, Bureau of Human Rights and Humanitarian 
Affairs, Department of State; and public witnesses. 

DRUG AND ALCOHOL ABUSE IN THE 
RAIL AND AIRLINE INDUSTRIES 

Committee on Government Operations: Subcommittee on 
Government Activities and Transportation held a 
hearing on dealing with drugs and alcohol in the 
rail and airline industries. Testimony was heard 
from public witnesses. 

FEDERAL ELECTIONS COMMISSION 
AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on House Administration: Subcommittee on 
Elections held a hearing on Federal Elections Com- 
mission authorization for fiscal year 1988. Testimony 
was heard from the following Commissioners of the 
Federal Elections Commission: Scott Thomas, Chair- 
man; Thomas Josefiak, and John Warren McGarry, 
both Vice Chairmen. 

OVERSIGHT 

Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs: Subcommit- 
tee on Mining and Natural Resources held an over- 
sight hearing on fiscal year 1988 budget request for 
the Bureau of Mines; energy and minerals manage- 
ment activity of the Bureau of Land Management; 
U.S. Geological Survey; and Minerals Management 
Service. Testimony was heard from the following of- 
ficials of the Department of the Interior: Dallas L. 
Peck, Director, U.S. Geological Survey; Robert C. 
Horton, Director, Bureau of Mines; Robert F. Bur- 
ford, Director, Bureau of Land Management; and 
William D. Bettenberg, Director, Minerals Manage- 
ment Service. 

OVERSIGHT 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Civil and 
Constitutional Rights held an oversight hearing on 
break-ins at organizations opposing U.S. Central 
American policy. Testimony was heard from public 
witnesses. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 



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NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE 
BUDGET 

Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries: Subcom- 
mittee on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and 
the Environment held a hearing to review the Ad- 
ministration's fiscal year 1988 budget request for the 
National Marine Fisheries Service. Testimony was 
heard from William Evans, Assistant Administrator, 
Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service, 
NOAA, Department of Commerce. 

AQUATIC DISPOSAL OF CONTAMINATED 
DREDGED MATERIALS 

Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries: Subcom- 
mittee on Oceanography held a hearing on the Con- 
tained Aquatic Disposal (CAD) method for the dis- 
posal of contaminated dredged materials in Puget 
Sound and elsewhere in the marine environment. 
Testimony was heard from departmental witnesses. 

NSF AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Science and Technology: Subcommittee on 
Science Research and Technology held a hearing on 
the National Science Foundation authorization for 
fiscal year 1988. Testimony was heard from Repre- 
sentative Sabo; and public witnesses. 

HEALTH CARE TO ELIGIBLE VETERANS; 
BUDGET REPORT 

Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Ordered reported H. 
Con. Res. 27, expressing the opposition of Congress 
to proposals in the Budget to reduce the capacity of 
the Veterans' Administration to provide health care 
to eligible veterans. 

The committee also approved budget recommen- 
dations for the February 25 Report to the Commit- 
tee on the Budget. 

WELFARE REFORM PROPOSALS 

Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on 
Public Assistance and Unemployment Compensation 
continued hearings on welfare reform proposals. 
Testimony was heard from Members of Congress. 

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Monday, February 23, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

Routine Proceedings, pages 3904-3946 

Measures Introduced: Five bills and six resolutions 
were introduced, as follows: S. 576-580, SJ. Res. 
62-66, and S. Con. Res. 22. 

Page 3929 



Authority for Committees: All committees are au- 
thorized to file reports on Tuesday and Wednesday, 
February 24 and 25, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., 
during the adjournment of the Senate. 

Page 3945 

Appointments: As provided for by S. Res. 510, 
adopted on October 16, 1985, authorizing the Presi- 
dent of the Senate, the President pro tempore and 
the Majority and Minority Leaders to make certain 
appointments after sine die adjournment of the 99th 
Congress, the following appointments were made: 

Commission on Education of the Deaf: On Octo- 
ber 21, 1986, the President pro tempore appointed 
Mr. Jack Brady, of West Virginia, and Dr. Gary 
Austin, of Illinois, as members of the Commission 
on the Deaf. Subsequently, on January 16, 1987, 
Gertrude S. Galloway, of Maryland, was appointed, 
vice Mr. Jack Brady, resigned. Dr. Frank Bowe was 
designated Chairperson of the Commission. 

Commission on Agricultural Workers: On Decem- 
ber 15, 1986, the President pro tempore appointed 
Mr. Ben Gramling, of South Carolina, to be a 
member of the Commission on Agricultural Work- 
ers. On January 5, 1987, the President pro tempore 
appointed Mr. Henry Voss, of California, as a 
member of the Commission. 

National Trust for Drug-Free Youth, Board of 
Directors: On December 11, 1986, the Majority 
Leader appointed Senator Paula Hawkins as a 
member of the Board of Directors of the National 
Trust for Drug-Free Youth. 

Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in 
Education Foundation, Board of Trustees: On De- 
cember 11, 1986, the Majority Leader appointed Sen- 
ator Pete Wilson as a member of the Board of 
Trustees of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and 
Excellence in Education Foundation. 

Commission on Central American Negotiations: 
On October 21, 1986, the Democratic Leader ap- 
pointed Col. Edward King (retired) to be a member 
of the Commission on Central American Negotia- 
tions. 

Commission on Executive, Legislative and Judi- 
cial Salaries: On October 31, 1986, the President 
pro tempore appointed Ms. Esther Coopersmith as a 
member of the Commission on Executive, Legisla- 
tive and Judicial Salaries. 

National Commission on Responsibilities for Fi- 
nancing Postsecondary Education: On January 5, 
1987, the Majority Leader appointed Dr. William 
Danforth, of Missouri, Dr. Richard B. Young, of 
Mississippi, and Mr. Larry Jones, of Kansas, as mem- 
bers of the National Commission on Responsibilities 
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Smithsonian Institution Board of Regents: On 
November 24, 1986, the Vice President appointed 
Senator Moynihan as a member of the Board of Re- 
gents of Smithsonian Institution. 

Alien Youth Education Opportunity Panel: On 
January 5, 1987, the Majority Leader appointed Mr. 
Chen Shih Tso, of California, and Mr. Remebios 
Oliver, of Florida, as members of the Alien Youth 
Education Opportunity Panel. 

Commission for the Preservation of America's 
Heritage Abroad: On January 5, 1987, the Majority 
Leader appointed Mr. Norman Stahl, of New 
Hampshire, and Mr. Jerry Rosen, of Michigan, as 
members of the Commission for the Preservation of 
America's Heritage Abroad. 

Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board: On 
December 8, 1986, the Majority Leader submitted 
the name of Mr. Robert A.G. Monks, of Maine, to 
serve on the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment 
Board. 

Commission on Security and Cooperation in 
Europe: On October 31, 1986, the President pro 
tempore appointed Senator Lautenberg as a member 
of the Commission on Security and Cooperation in 
Europe. 

Page 3910 
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Page 3928 
Page 3929 
Page 3940 
Page 3942 
Page 3942 
Page 3942 

Adjournment: Senate convened at 2 p.m., and ad- 
journed at 3:49 p.m., until 3:30 p.m., on Thursday, 
February 26, 1987. (For Senate program, see the re- 
marks of Senator Byrd in today's Record on page 
3945.) 

Committee Meetings 

APPROPRIATIONS— AGRICULTURE 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Agri- 
culture, Rural Development, and Related Agencies 
held hearings on proposed budget estimates for 
fiscal year 1988 for the Department of Agriculture, 
receiving testimony from Richard E. Lyng, Secretary 
of Agriculture, Peter C. Myers, Deputy Secretary of 
Agriculture, and Steve Dewhurst, Director, Office 
of Budget and Program Analysis, all of the Depart- 
ment of Agriculture. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Wednesday, 
February 25. 



APPROPRIATIONS- 
SERVICE 



-NATIONAL PARK 



Message From the House: 
Petitions and Memorials: 
Statements on Introduced Bills: 
Additional Cosponsors: 
Notices of Hearings: 
Committee Authority To Meet: 
Additional Statements: 



Committee on Appropriations: On Friday, February 20, 
Subcommittee on the Interior and Related Agencies 
held hearings on proposed budget estimates for 
fiscal year 1988 for the National Park Service, re- 
ceiving testimony from William Penn Mott, Direc- 
tor, National Park Service, and William P. Horn, 
Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks, 
both of the Department of the Interior. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Tuesday, March 
3. 

APPROPRIATIONS— GENERAL 
GOVERNMENT 

Committee on Appropriations: On Friday, February 20, 
Subcommittee on HUD — Independent Agencies 
held hearings on proposed budget estimates for 
fiscal year 1988, receiving testimony in behalf of 
funds for their respective activities from Maj. Gen. 
A.J. Adams, USA, Secretary, American Battle 
Monuments Commission; John Doyle, Principal 
Deputy Assistant to the Secretary of the Army; 
Wilfred Ebel, Acting Director, Selective Service 
System; and Roger Jepsen, Chairman, National 
Credit Union Administration. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Friday, Febru- 
ary 27. 

SNOW REMOVAL IN THE DISTRICT OF 
COLUMBIA 

Committee on Appropriations: On Friday, February 20, 
the Subcommittee on the District of Columbia con- 
cluded hearings on the status of the District of Co- 
lumbia emergency snow removal system, after re- 
ceiving testimony from James Colvard, Deputy Di- 
rector, Office of Personnel Management; D.C. 
Mayor Marion S. Barry; Nadine P. Winter, Chair- 
person, D.C. Council Committee on Public Works; 
Maj. Gen. Calvin Franklin, Commanding General, 
D.C. National Guard; and Carmen Turner, General 
Manager, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit 
Authority. 

MILITARY STRATEGY 

Committee on Armed Services: Committee concluded 
hearings on U.S. military strategy in the areas of re- 
sponsibility of the U.S. Southern and Atlantic Com- 
mands, after receiving testimony from Gen. John R. 
Galvin, USA, Commander in Chief, U.S. Southern 
Command; and Adm. Lee Baggett, Jr., USN, Com- 
mander in Chief, U.S. Atlantic Command. 

B-1B BOMBER 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Strate- 
gic Forces and Nuclear Deterrence held hearings on 
certain issues relating to the B-lB Bomber, receiv- 






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ing testimony from Gen. John T. Chain, Jr., USAF, 
Commander in Chief, Strategic Air Command; Lt. 
Gen. Bernard Randolph, USAF, Deputy Chief of 
Staff for Research, Development and Acquisition; 
Lt. Col. Mike Kenney, Instructor Pilot, Maj. Mike 
Elliot, Instructor, Offensive Systems Operator, and 
Capt. Fred Strain, Defensive Systems Operator, all 
of the 96th Bombardment Wing, Dyess Air Force 
Base, Abilene, Texas. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

AIRLINE AND RAIL PASSENGER 
PROTECTION 

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: On 
Friday, February 20, the committee held hearings on 
S. 356 and S. 362, bills providing for testing for the 
use, without lawful authorization, of alcohol or con- 
trolled substances by the operators of aircraft and 
railroads, receiving testimony from Elizabeth H. 
Dole, Secretary of Transportation, Melissa Allen, 
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration, and 
Matt Scocozza, Assistant Secretary for Policy and 
International Affairs, all of the Department of 
Transportation; James E. Landry, Air Transport As- 
sociation, William H. Dempsey, Association of 
American Railroads, Douglas Turner, American Bus 
Association, Richard Stone, Air Line Pilots Associa- 
tion, Lawrence M. Mann, Mann and Reiser, Vernon 
McDougall, International Brotherhood of Team- 
sters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen, and Helpers of 
America, and Robert Molofsky, Amalgamated Tran- 
sit Union, all of Washington, DC; and Lana Batts, 
American Trucking Association, Alexandria, Virgin- 
ia. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES- 
BUDGET 

Committee on Finance: Committee held hearings on 
those programs which fall within the committee's ju- 
risdiction as contained in the President's proposed 
budget for fiscal year 1988, focusing on Medicare, 
Medicaid, Maternal and Child Health Block Grant, 
Aid to Families with Dependent Children, Child 
Support Enforcement and other social service and 
income maintenance programs, receiving testimony 
from Otis R. Bowen, Secretary of Health and 
Human Services. 

WELFARE REFORM 

Committee on Finance: Subcommittee on Social Securi- 
ty and Family Policy resumed hearings on how to 
improve the existing family welfare system and how 
to promote the well-being of families with children, 
receiving testimony from Senator Kennedy; Repre- 
sentative Levin; Washington Gov. Booth Gardner, 
Olympia; Missouri Gov. John Ashcroft, Jefferson 
City; New Jersey Gov. Thomas Kean, Trenton; 



Connecticut State Senator John Larson, Hartford; 
California State Assemblyman Art Agnos, San Fran- 
cisco; Judith Gueron, Manpower Demonstration Re- 
search Corporation, New York, New York; Law- 
rence Mead, University of Wisconsin, Madison; 
Robert Lerman, Brandeis University, Waltham, 
Massachusetts; and Robert Reischauer, Brookings 
Institution, William H. Kolberg, National Alliance 
of Business, Gerald W. McEntee, American Federa- 
tion of State and County Municipal Employees, and 
Robert McGlotten AFL/CIO, all of Washington, 
DC. 

On Friday, February 20, the subcommittee also re- 
sumed hearings on welfare reform, receiving testi- 
mony from Representative Pepper; Massachusetts 
Gov. Michael Dukakis, Boston; Wayne A. Stanton, 
Administrator, Family Support Administration, and 
Director, Office of Child Support Enforcement; 
Delaware State Representative Jane Maroney, 
Dover, on behalf of National Conference of State 
Legislatures; Paula Macllwaine, Commissioner, 
Montgomery County, Ohio, and Kevin P. Kenney, 
Associate County Administrator, Hennepin County, 
Minneapolis, Minnesota, both on behalf of the Na- 
tional Association of Counties; Marian Wright Edel- 
man, Children's Defense Fund, Washington, DC; 
Carol Curtis, Darien, Connecticut; and Carolyn 
Kastner, Center for the Support of Children, Cam- 
bridge, Massachusetts, John Abbott, Salt Lake City, 
Utah, and Susan Paiken, Family Court of Delaware, 
Wilmington, all on behalf of the National Child 
Support Enforcement Association. 

Hearings continue on Monday, March 2. 

SUBCOMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee announced 
the following subcommittee assignments: 

Subcommittee on European Affairs: Senators Biden 
(Chairman), Sarbanes, Zorinsky, Simon, Pressler, 
Trible, and Boschwitz; 

Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South Asian Af- 
fairs: Senators Sarbanes (Chairman), Cranston, San- 
ford, Moynihan, Boschwitz, McConnell, and Press- 
ler; 

Subcommittee on Terrorism, Narcotics and Internation- 
al Communications: Senators Zorinsky (Chairman), 
Adams, Moynihan, McConnell, and Murkowski; 

Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs: Sena- 
tors Cranston (Chairman), Zorinsky, Dodd, Kerry, 
Adams, Murkowski, Evans, Lugar, and McConnell; 

Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere and Peace Corps 
Affairs: Senators Dodd (Chairman), Cranston, 
Kerry, Sanford, Pell, Lugar, Kassebaum, Trible, and 
Evans; 

Subcommittee on International Economic Policy, Trade, 
Oceans and Environment: Senators Kerry (Chairman), 



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Sarbanes, Dodd, Adams, Evans, Murkowski, and 
Lugar; 

Subcommittee on African Affairs: Senators Simon 
(Chairman), Sanford, Moynihan, Kassebaum, and 
Helms. 

NOMINATIONS 

Committee on Foreign Relations: On Friday, February 
20, the committee concluded hearings on the nomi- 
nations of Edward J. Derwinski, of Illinois, to be 
Under Secretary of State for Coordinating Security 
Assistance Programs, and Arnold L. Raphel, of New 
Jersey, to be Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of 
Pakistan, after the nominees testified and answered 
questions in their own behalf. Mr. Derwinski was 
introduced by Senator Dixon. 

FEDERAL LICENSING PROCEDURES FOR 
ARMS EXPORTS 

Committee on Governmental Affairs: On Friday, Febru- 
ary 20, the committee held hearings on Federal li- 
censing procedures for international arms dealers, 
and on the Administration's policy on the export of 
conventional arms, receiving testimony from Wil- 
liam Robinson, Director, Office of Munitions Con- 
trol, Bureau of Politico-Military Affairs, Department 
of State; Lt. Gen. Phillipp C. Gast, USAF, Director, 
Defense Security Assistance Agency, Department of 
Defense; and Sam Banks, Assistant Commissioner, 
Inspection and Control Division, Steve Walton, Di- 
rector, Office of Strategic Investigations, Enforce- 
ment Division, and Michael Schmitz, General Coun- 
sel, all of the U.S. Customs Service, Department of 
the Treasury. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

NATIVE AMERICAN RIGHTS 

Select Committee on Indian Affairs: On Friday, Febru- 
ary 20, the committee concluded hearings on S. 187, 
to provide for the protection of Native American 
rights for the remains of their dead and sacred arti- 
facts, and for the creation of Native American cul- 
tural museums, after receiving testimony from 
Robert McC. Adams, Secretary of the Smithsonian 
Institution; John Fowler, Advisory Council on His- 
toric Preservation, and Leslie Wildeson and Mark 
Leone, both of the Society of American Archaeolo- 
gy, all of Washington, DC; Bill Tallbull, Northern 
Cheyenne Tribe, Inc., Lame Deer, Montana; Earl 
Old Person, Blackfeet Tribal Council, Browning, 
Montana; Nelson Walluatum, WASCO Tribe, Con- 
federated Tribe of Warm Springs, on behalf of the 
Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians, Portland, 
Oregon; and Lionel John, United South and Eastern 
Tribes, Nashville, Tennessee. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 4 public bills, H.R. 1195-1198; 
and 2 resolutions, H. Res. 93-94 were introduced. 

Page 3902 

Mexico-U.S. Interparliamentary Group: The 

Speaker appointed as members of the United States 
delegation of the Mexico-United States Interparlia- 
mentary Group for the first session of the 100th 
Congress the following Members on the part of the 
House: Representatives de la Garza (Chairman), 
Yatron (Vice Chairman), Rangel, Coleman of 
Texas, Udall, Gibbons, Miller of California, Lago- 
marsino, Dreier of California, DeLay, Gilman, and 
Inhofe. 

Page 3898 

Technology Assessment Board: The Speaker ap- 
pointed as members of the Technology Assessment 
Board the following Members on the part of the 
House: Representatives Udall, Brown of California, 
Dingell, Miller of Ohio, Sundquist, and Houghton. 

Page 3898 

Biomedical Ethics Board: The Speaker appointed 
as members of the Biomedical Ethics Board the fol- 
lowing Members on the part of the House: Repre- 
sentatives Waxman, Thomas A. Luken, Rowland of 
Georgia, Gradison, Tauke, and Bliley. 

Page 3898 

North Atlantic Assembly: The Speaker appointed 
as members of the United States Group of the 
North Atlantic Assembly the following Members on 
the part of the House: Representatives Fascell 
(Chairman), Rose (Vice Chairman), Brooks, Annun- 
zio, Hamilton, Garcia, Oakar, Dellums, Broomfield, 
Badham, Regula, and Solomon. 

Page 3898 

Truman Scholarship Foundation: The Speaker ap- 
pointed Representatives Skelton and Taylor as mem- 
bers on the part of the House of the Harry S. 
Truman Scholarship Foundation. 

Page 3898 

Ukraine Famine Commission: The Speaker ap- 
pointed as members of the Commission on the 
Ukraine Famine the following Members on the part 
of the House: Representatives Mica, Hertel, Broom- 
field, and Gilman. 

Page 3898 

Migratory Bird Conservation Commission: The 

Speaker appointed Representatives Dingell and 
Conte as members on the part of the House of the 
Migratory Bird Conservation Commission. 

Page 3898 

FDR Memorial Commission: The Speaker ap- 
pointed as members of the Franklin Delano Roose- 



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velt Memorial Commission the following Members 
on the part of the House: Representatives Pepper, 
Scheuer, Fish, and Green. 

Page 3898 

Gallaudet University Trustees: The Speaker ap- 
pointed Representatives Bonior of Michigan and 
Gunderson as members on the part of the House of 
the Board of Trustees of Gallaudet University. 

Page 3898 

Historical Publications Commission: The Speaker 
appointed Representative Boggs as a member on 
the part of the House of the National Historical 
Publications and Records Commission. 

Page 3898 

Education Summit Conference: The Speaker ap- 
pointed Representatives Williams and Goodling to 
the National Summit Conference on Education on 
the part of the House. 

Page 3899 

Deficit Reduction Joint Committee: The Speaker 
announced that the Temporary Joint Committee on 
Deficit Reduction is created and appointed the 
members of the Committee on the Budget elected 
by the House as members of the Joint Committee. 

Page 3899 

Referral: One Senate-passed measure was referred 
to the appropriate House committee. 

Page 3900 

Quorum Calls — Votes: No quorum calls or votes 
developed during the proceedings of the House 
today. 

Adjournment: Met at noon and adjourned at 12:15 
p.m. 

Committee Meetings 

ENERGY AND DEVELOPMENT 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy 
and Water Development held a hearing on Secre- 
tary of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, and 
River Basin Commissions. Testimony was heard 
from Donald P. Hodel, Secretary of the Interior. 

INTERIOR APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Interi- 
or held a hearing on FDR Memorial Commission, 
Commission of Fine Arts, National Gallery of Art, 
and on Woodrow Wilson International Center for 
Scholars. Testimony was heard from Senator Levin; 
J. Carter Brown, Chairman, Commission of Fine 
Arts, and Director of the National Gallery of Art; 
and James Billington, Director of the Woodrow 
Wilson International Center for Scholars. 



INTELLIGENCE BRIEFING 

Committee on Armed Services: On February 20, the 
committee met in executive session to receive a 
worldwide intelligence briefing. The committee was 
briefed by Robert M. Gates, Acting Director, CIA. 

FOREIGN ASSISTANCE REQUEST 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on 
Europe and the Middle East held a hearing on fiscal 
year 1988 foreign assistance request for Egypt. Testi- 
mony was heard from Roscoe Suddarth, Deputy As- 
sistant Secretary, Bureau of Near Eastern and South 
Asian Affairs, Department of State; Robert H. Pelle- 
treau, Jr., Deputy Assistant Secretary, Near Eastern 
and South Assian Affairs, Department of Defense; 
and Robert Bell, Deputy Assistant Administrator, 
Bureau for Asia and the Near East, AID. 

OVERSIGHT 

Committee on the Judiciary: On February 20, the Sub- 
committee on Civil and Constitutional Rights contin- 
ued oversight hearings on break-ins at organizations 
opposing U.S. Central American Policy. Testimony 
was heard from the following officials of the De- 
partment of Justice: Oliver B. Revell, Executive As- 
sistant Director, FBI; and James Turner, Deputy As- 
sistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division; and 
public witnesses. 

COMPREHENSIVE TRADE LEGISLATION 

Committee on Ways and Means: On February 20, the 
Subcommittee on Trade continued hearings on com- 
prehensive trade legislation, including H.R. 3, 
Trade and International Economic Policy Reform 
Act of 1987, and other proposals to enhance U.S. 
trade competitiveness and to reform the trade laws. 
Testimony was heard from public witnesses. 
Hearings continue February 26. 

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Tuesday, February 24, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

The Senate was not in session today. It will next 
meet on Thursday, February 26, 1987, at 3:30 p.m. 

Committee Meetings 

APPROPRIATIONS— CORPS OF ENGINEERS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy 
and Water Development held hearings on proposed 
budget estimates for fiscal year 1988, receiving testi- 
mony in behalf of funds for Army Corps of Engi- 



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neers projects from Col. Ernest P. Harrell, Division 
Engineer, Ohio River Division, Brig. Gen. Charles 
E. Dominy, Division Engineer, Missouri River Divi- 
sion, and Brig. Gen. Patrick J. Kelly, Division Engi- 
neer, South Pacific Division, all of the Army Corps 
of Engineers. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Thursday, Feb- 
ruary 26. 

FOREIGN ASSISTANCE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on For- 
eign Operations began hearings on proposed budget 
estimates for fiscal year 1988 for foreign assistance 
programs, focusing on the role the multilateral 
banks play in promoting U.S. national interests in 
international economic affairs, receiving testimony 
from James A. Baker, III, Secretary of the Treasury. 
Subcommittee will meet again on Thursday, Feb- 
ruary 26. 

BUSINESS MEETING 

Committee on Armed Services: Committee held an open 
and closed business meeting where it took the fol- 
lowing action: 

Adopted committee rules of procedure for the 
100th Congress; and 

Completed its review of those programs which 
fall within the jurisdiction of the committee as con- 
tained in the President's proposed budget and 
agreed on recommendations it will make thereon to 
the Committee on the Budget. 

SECURITIES INDUSTRY AND SEC 

Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: 
Subcommittee on Securities held oversight hearings 
on the activities of the securities industry and the 
Securities and Exchange Commission, focusing on 
the roles of the Government and the private sector 
in regulating the securities markets, possible changes 
in the SEC's activities and possible improvements in 
the regulation of the securities markets, and the ade- 
quacy of SEC resources to fulfill its statutory man- 
dates and the adequacy of remedies to deter viola- 
tions of the securities laws, receiving testimony from 
Donald B. Marron, Paine Webber Group, Inc., 
Raymond A. Mason, Legg, Mason, Wood, Walker, 
Inc., Robert P. Rittereiser, E.F. Hutton Company, 
Inc., and Alvin V. Shoemaker, The First Boston 
Corporation, all of New York, New York; Milton 
H. Cohen, Schiff, Hardin and Waite, Chicago, Illi- 
nois; and Harvey L. Pitt, Fried, Frank, Harris, 
Shriver, and Jacobson, and James C. Treadway, 
Baker and Botts, both of Washington, DC. 
Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

1988 BUDGET 

Committee on the Budget: Committee resumed hearings 
in preparation for reporting the first concurrent res- 
olution on the fiscal year 1988 budget, focusing on 



fiscal policy and the economic outlook, receiving 
testimony from Paul Volcker, Chairman, Board of 
Governors, Federal Reserve System. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

U.S. ECONOMIC COMPETITIVENESS 

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: 
Committee held hearings on the technological 
strengths and weaknesses of American industry, the 
role that current Federal science and technology 
policies play in promoting U.S. technological leader- 
ship, and policy directions for the future, receiving 
testimony from Malcolm Baldrige, Secretary of 
Commerce; and Erich Bloch, Director, National Sci- 
ence Foundation. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

LONG-TERM HEALTH CARE 

Committee on Finance: Subcommittee on Health held 
hearings to examine long-term health care, types of 
long-term care services available, current programs 
for providing and financing long-term care, and 
problems with access to services, receiving testimo- 
ny from Senator Mikulski; Marjory Blood, Augusta, 
Maine, on behalf of the American Association of 
Retired Persons; Jacob dayman, National Council 
of Senior Citizens, Silver Spring, Maryland; Victoria 
Jaycox, Older Women's League, Val J. Halaman- 
daris, National Association for Home Care, Sheldon 
Goldberg, American Association of Homes for the 
Aged, and Paul Willging, American Health Care 
Association, all of Washington, DC; Stanley J. 
Brody, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; 
Trish Riley, Maine Department of Human Services, 
Augusta; Gail R. Wilensky, Project Hope, Mill- 
wood, Virginia; and George Halvorson, Group 
Health, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota, on behalf of 
the Group Health Association of America. 
Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

NOMINATIONS 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee ordered fa- 
vorably reported the nominations of Edward J. Der- 
winski, of Illinois, to be Under Secretary of State 
for Coordinating Security Assistance Programs, and 
Arnold L. Raphel, of New Jersey, to be Ambassador 
to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. 

DEPARTMENT OF STATE/FOREIGN 
ASSISTANCE AUTHORIZATIONS 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee began 
hearings on proposed legislation authorizing funds 
for fiscal year 1988 for foreign assistance programs 
and the Department of State, and other internation- 
al agency requests, receiving testimony from George 
P. Shultz, Secretary of State. 

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NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION 

Committee on Governmental Affairs: Committee began 
hearings on how the international spread of nuclear 
weapons affects specific U.S. national security inter- 
ests, receiving testimony from Leonard S. Spector, 
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Wash- 
ington, DC. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

HIGH RISK OCCUPATIONAL DISEASE 
NOTIFICATION AND PREVENTION 

Committee on Labor and Human Resources: Subcommit- 
tee on Labor held hearings on S. 79, to notify work- 
ers who are at risk of occupational disease in order 
to establish a system for identifying and preventing 
illness and death of such workers, receiving testimo- 
ny from Robert Windom, Assistant Secretary of 
Health and Human Services; James Melius, Direc- 
tor, Division of Surveillance, Hazardous Evaluation 
and Field Studies, National Institute of Occupational 
Safety and Health, Department of Health and 
Human Services; Philip J. Landrigan, Association of 
University Programs in Occupational Health and 
Safety, New York, New York; John Seffrin, Bloom- 
ington, Indiana, on behalf of the American Cancer 
Society; James A. Merchant, Oakdale, Iowa, on 
behalf of the American Lung Association/American 
Thoracic Society; Howard D. Samuel, AFL-CIO, 
Michael J. Wright, United Steelworkers of America, 
and Leslie Cheek, Crum and Forster Insurance Com- 
panies, all of Washington, DC; Robert Watson, 
USWA Local 1066, Gary, Indiana; George Cafasso, 
USWA Local 1557, Clairton, Pennsylvania; Robert 
E. Finnigan, San Jose, California, on behalf of the 
American Electronics Association; Robert Clark, 
Dayton, Ohio, on behalf of the National Tooling 
and Machining Association; and Tom Evans, St. 
Louis, Missouri, on behalf of the National Associa- 
tion of Manufacturers. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

COMMITTEE BUSINESS 

Committee on Small Business: Committee held an orga- 
nizational business meeting where it adopted com- 
mittee rules of procedure, and announced the fol- 
lowing subcommittee assignments: 

Subcommittee on Export Expansions: Senators Sasser 
(Chairman), Bumpers, Nunn, Harkin, Boschwitz, 
DAmato, and Wallop. 

Subcommittee on the Rural Economy and Family Farm- 
ing: Senators Baucus (Chairman), Nunn, Levin, 
Dixon, Boren, DAmato, Boschwitz, Kasten, and 
Pressler. 

Subcommittee on Government Contracting and Paper- 
work Reduction: Senators Dixon (Chairman), Sasser, 
Mikulski, Kasten, and Rudman. 



Subcommittee on Innovation, Technology and Productiv- 
ity: Senators Levin (Chairman), Baucus, Boren, 
Kerry, Rudman, Weicker, and Bond. 

Subcommittee on Competition and Antitrust Enforce- 
ment: Senators Harkin (Chairman), Bumpers, and 
Wallop. 

Subcommittee on Urban and Minority-Owned Business 
Development: Senators Kerry (Chairman), Mikulski, 
and Bond. 

SBA BUDGET 

Committee on Small Business: Committee concluded 
hearings on the President's proposed budget request 
for fiscal year 1988 for the Small Business Adminis- 
tration, after receiving testimony from Charles 
Heatherly, Deputy Administrator, Small Business 
Administration; Anthony Wilkinson, Stillwater Na- 
tional Bank, Stillwater, Oklahoma, representing the 
Independent Bankers Association; Marc Turtletaub, 
The Money Store Investment Corporation, Sacra- 
mento, California; and Herbert P. Wilkins, 
SYNCOM Capital Corporation, representing the 
National Association of Investment Companies, and 
Rick Weidman, Vietnam Veterans of America, both 
of Washington, DC. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 31 public bills, H.R. 1199-1229; 1 
private bill, H.R. 1230; and 7 resolutions, H.J. Res. 
155 and 156, H. Con. Res. 55, and H. Res. 95-98 
were introduced. 

Page 4009 

Speaker Pro Tempore: Read a letter from the 
Speaker wherein he designates Representative Foley 
to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. 

Page 3959 

Suspensions: House voted to suspend the rules and 
pass the following measures: 

State agricultural experiment stations: H.J. Res. 3, to 
recognize the 100th anniversary of the enactment of 
the Hatch Act of March 2, 1887, and its role in es- 
tablishing our Nation's system of State agricultural 
experiment stations; and 

Page 3968 

Asbestos removal in schools: H.J. Res. 153, to provide 
for timely issuance of grants and loans by the Envi- 
ronmental Protection Agency under the Asbestos 
School Hazard Abatement Act of 1985 to ensure that 
eligible local educational agencies can complete as- 
bestos abatement work in school buildings during 
the 1987 summer school recess. 

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Ginnie Mae Fees Limitation: House completed all 
debate on a motion to suspend the rules and pass 
H.R. 1056, to amend the National Housing Act to 
limit the fees that may be charged by the Govern- 
ment National Mortgage Association for the guaran- 
ty of mortgage-backed securities; on which the vote 
was postponed until Wednesday, February 25. 

Page 3964 

Federal Employees Recognition Week: House 
passed HJ. Res 53, to designate the week beginning 
March 1, 1987, as "Federal Employees Recognition 
Week". 

Page 3969 

Arizona Diamond Jubilee Year: House passed SJ. 
Res. 46, to recognize and acknowledge that Febru- 
ary 14, 1987, will mark the seventy-fifth anniversary 
of Arizona statehood and to designate the year 1987 
as Arizona's Diamond Jubilee. 

Page 3970 

Agreed to the Dymally amendment that strikes 
provisions designating February 14, 1987, as "Arizo- 
na Statehood Day". 

Page 3970 

Agreed to amend the title. 

Page 3971 

Hadassah Anniversary: House agreed to H. Con. 
Res. 46, concerning the seventy-fifth anniversary of 
the founding of Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Or- 
ganization of America. 

Page 3971 

Agreed to the Dymally technical amendment. 

Page 3972 

Agreed to amend the preamble. 

Page 3972 

Lithuanian Independence Day: House passed H.J. 
Res. 129, designating February 16, 1987, as "Lithua- 
nian Independence Day". 

Page 3972 

Agreed to the Dymally amendment that changes 
the designated day to February 16, 1988. 

Page 3973 

Agreed to amend the preamble and the title. 

Page 3973 

Presidential Message — Catastrophic Illness Cov- 
erage: Received and read a message from the Presi- 
dent wherein he transmits proposed legislation enti- 
tled the "Medicare Catastrophic Illness Coverage 
Act" — referred to the Committee on Ways and 
Means and the Committee on Energy and Com- 
merce and ordered printed (H. Doc. 100-36). 

Page 4003 

Quorum Calls — Votes: No quorum calls or votes 
developed during the proceedings of the House 
today. 

Adjournment: Met at noon and adjourned at 3:02 
p.m. 



Committee Meetings 

FOOD ASSISTANCE FOR THE HOMELESS 
ACT 

Committee on Agriculture: Subcommittee on Domestic 
Marketing, Consumer Relations and Nutrition ap- 
proved for full committee action amended H.R. 177, 
Food Assistance for the Homeless Act of 1987. 

DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR WINTER 
WHEAT PRODUCERS 

Committee on Agriculture: Subcommittee on Wheat, 
Soybeans and Feed Grains, approved for full com- 
mittee action amended H.R. 1157, to provide for an 
acreage diversion pilot program applicable to the 
Wheat Program for the 1987 and 1988 crops. 

COMMERCE, JUSTICE, STATE AND 
JUDICIARY APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Com- 
merce, Justice, State and Judiciary held a hearing on 
Board for International Broadcasting, Maritime Ad- 
ministration and the SEC. Testimony was heard 
from Malcolm S. Forbes, Jr., Chairman, Board for 
International Broadcasting; John Gaughan, Adminis- 
trator, Maritime Administration, Department of 
Transportation; and John S.R. Shad, Chairman, SEC. 

DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on De- 
fense held a hearing on Fiscal Year 1988/1989 Navy 
Posture. Testimony was heard from John Lehman, 
Secretary of the Navy. 

HUD— INDEPENDENT AGENCIES 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on 
HUD — Independent Agencies held a hearing on 
VA. Testimony was heard from Thomas K. Tur- 
nage, Administrator, VA. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

INTERIOR APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Interi- 
or held a hearing on Secretary of Energy. Testimo- 
ny was heard from John S. Herrington, Secretary of 
Energy. 

LABOR— HHS— EDUCATION 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on 
Labor — HHS — Education held a hearing on Student 
Financial Assistance, Guaranteed Student Loans, 
Education for the Handicapped, and Rehabilitation 
Services and Handicapped Research. Testimony was 
heard from the following officials of the Depart- 
ment of Education: C. Ronald Kimberling, Assistant 
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C. Will, Assistant Secretary, Special Education and 
Rehabilitation Services. 

LEGISLATIVE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Legis- 
lative held a hearing on Copyright Royalty Tribu- 
nal, and CBO. Testimony was heard from J.C. Ar- 
getsinger, Commissioner, Copyright Royalty Tribu- 
nal; Rudolph G. Penner, Director, CBO; and public 
witnesses. 

RURAL DEVELOPMENT, AGRICULTURE 
AND RELATED AGENCIES 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Rural 
Development, Agriculture and Related Agencies 
held a hearing on Budget Overview, and General 
Agricultural Outlook. Testimony was heard from 
the following officials of the USD A: Stephen B. 
Dewhurst, Budget Officer; and Robert L. Thomp- 
son, Assistant Secretary for Economics. 

TRANSPORTATION APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Trans- 
portation held a hearing on National Transportation 
Safety Board. Testimony was heard from James E. 
Burnett, Chairman, National Transportation Safety 
Board. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Pro- 
curement and Military Nuclear Systems met in exec- 
utive session to hold a hearing on fiscal years 1988/ 
1989 Department of Energy defense programs au- 
thorization request. Testimony was heard from the 
following officials of the Department of Energy: 
Adm. Sylvester R. Foley, Jr., Assistant Secretary for 
Defense Programs; James W. Culpepper, Acting 
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Military Applications; 
John L. Meinhardt, Deputy Assistant Secretary for 
Nuclear Materials; and Michael Seaton, Deputy As- 
sistant Secretary for Security Affairs; and Robert 
Barker, Assistant Secretary for Atomic Energy, De- 
partment of Defense, and Chairman, Military Liai- 
son Committee to the Department of Energy. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Readi- 
ness held a hearing on operation and maintenance 
portion of the fiscal year 1988 Defense authorization 
request, testimony was heard from the following of- 
ficials of the Department of Defense: John A. Flinn, 
Director for Operations; and Ronald A. Davidson, 
Director for Procurement, Office of the Assistant 
Secretary (Comptroller). 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 



DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Sea- 
power and Strategic and Critical Materials met in 
executive session to hold a hearing on the seapower 
portion of the fiscal year 1988 Defense authorization 
request, with an intelligence briefing relating to 
Navy programs. The subcommittee was briefed by 
RAdm. William O. Studeman, Director, Naval In- 
telligence, Department of the Navy. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs: Sub- 
committee on General Oversight and Investigations 
met for organizational purposes. 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on the District of Columbia: Met for organi- 
zational purposes. 

OVERSIGHT 

Committee on Education and Labor: Subcommittee on 
Elementary, Secondary and Vocational Education 
held an oversight hearing on the impact of the Ad- 
ministration's 1988 budget proposal on child nutri- 
tion programs. Testimony was heard from Sonia F. 
Crow, Associate Administrator, Food and Nutrition 
Service, USDA; and public witnesses. 

NATIONAL APPLIANCE AND ENERGY 
CONSERVATION ACT 

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on 
Energy and Power approved for full committee 
action amended H.R. 87, National Appliance and 
Energy Conservation Act of 1987. 

URGENT RELIEF FOR THE HOMELESS ACT 

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on 
Health and the Environment approved for full com- 
mittee action amended H.R. 558, Urgent Relief for 
the Homeless Act. 

FOREIGN AID AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Held a hearing on the 
President's fiscal year 1988 request for Foreign Aid 
Authorization. Testimony was heard from Edward J. 
Derwinski, Counselor, Department of State; M. 
Peter McPherson, Administrator, AID; and Loret 
Miller Ruppe, Director, Peace Corps. 

U.S. AGRICULTURE EXPORTS 

Committee on Government Operations: Subcommittee on 
Government Information, Justice and Agriculture 
continued hearings on U.S. Agriculture Exports: 
Does Administration Effort Match Potential? Testi- 
mony was heard from public witnesses. 



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FUNDING RESOLUTIONS 

Committee on House Administration: Subcommittee on 
Accounts met and considered funding resolutions 
for the following committees: House Administra- 
tion; H.I.S.; Permanent Select Committee on Intelli- 
gence; Agriculture; Education and Labor; and Small 
Business. 

ORIENTATION— SECRETARY OF THE 
INTERIOR 

Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs: Held an ori- 
entation meeting with the Secretary of the Interior. 
Testimony was heard from Donald P. Hodel, Secre- 
tary of the Interior. 

MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES 

Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs: Subcommit- 
tee on National Parks and Public Lands approved 
for full committee action the following bills: H.R. 
14, to designate certain river segments in New 
Jersey as study rivers for potential inclusion in the 
National Wild and Scenic River System; H.R. 191, 
to authorize the establishment of a Peace Garden on 
a site to be selected by the Secretary of the Interior; 
H.R. 240, to amend the National Trails Systems Act 
to designate the Sante Fe Trail as a National Histor- 
ic Trail; H.R. 242, to provide for the conveyance of 
certain public lands in Oconto and Marinette Coun- 
ties, WI; H.R. 389, to amend the Boundary Water 
Canoe Area Wilderness law to change the authoriza- 
tions of appropriations for resource management 
review and grants; H.R. 797, to authorize the dona- 
tion of certain non-Federal Lands to Gettysburg Na- 
tional Military Park and to require a study and 
report on the final development of the park; and 
H.R. 990, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to 
convey a certain parcel of land located near Oco- 
tillo, CA. 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Adminis- 
trative Law and Governmental Relations met for or- 
ganizational purposes. 

OVERSIGHT 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Civil and 
Constitutional Rights held an oversight hearing on 
authorization request for the Community Relations 
Service of the Department of Justice, fiscal year 
1988. Testimony was heard from Wallace Warfield, 
Acting Director, Community Relations Services, De- 
partment of Justice. 

AIRPORT AND AIRWAY TRUST FUND 
REAUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Public Works and Transportation: Sub- 
committee on Aviation held a hearing on reauthor- 
ization of the Airport and Airway Trust Fund and 



related issues. Testimony was heard from the follow- 
ing officials of the Department of Transportation: 
Jim Burnley, Deputy Secretary; and Donald D. 
Engen, Administrator, FAA; and public witnesses. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 
AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Science and Technology: Subcommittee on 
Energy Research and Development held a hearing 
on Department of Energy fiscal year 1988 authoriza- 
tion, with emphasis on magnetic fusion energy. Tes- 
timony was heard from Alan W. Trivelpiece, Direc- 
tor, Office of Energy Research, Department of 
Energy; and public witnesses. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on Science and Technology: Subcommittee on 
Space Science and Applications met for organiza- 
tional purposes. 

NASA AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Science and Technology: Subcommittee on 
Space Science and Applications held a hearing on 
NASA 1988 authorization. Testimony was heard 
from Dale Myers, Deputy Administrator, NASA. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

LEGISLATIVE PROPOSALS 

Committee on Ways and Means: Held a hearing with a 
panel of governors representing the National Gov- 
ernors' Association presenting their views on major 
legislative proposals. Testimony was heard from Bill 
Clinton, Governor, State of Arkansas, and Chair- 
man, National Governors' Association; and other 
participating Governors. 

NATIONAL FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE 
PROGRAM BUDGET 

Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: Subcommit- 
tee on Program and Budget Authorization met in 
executive session to hold a hearing on National For- 
eign Intelligence Program Budget for fiscal year 
1988. Testimony was heard from departmental wit- 
nesses. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

REPORT; CRISIS IN HOMELESSNESS 

Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families: Ap- 
proved the following report: "U.S. Children and 
Their Families: Current Conditions and Recent 
Trends, 1987." 

The committee also held a hearing on The Crisis 
in Homelessness: Effects on Children and Families. 
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Joint Meetings 

DAV'S LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES 

Joint Hearing: Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs 
held joint hearings with the House of Representa- 
tive's Veterans' Affairs Committee to review the 
legislative priorities of the Disabled American Vet- 
erans, receiving testimony from Kenneth Mussel- 
mann, Huntington Beach, California, on behalf of 
the Disabled American Veterans. 

Committees will meet again tomorrow. 

FEDERAL MASS TRANSIT 
AUTHORIZATIONS 

Conferees met to resolve the differences between the 
Senate- and House-passed versions of H.R. 2, to au- 
thorize funds for construction of highways, for high- 
way safety programs, and for mass transportation 
programs, and to expand and improve the relocation 
assistance program, but did not complete action 
thereon and will meet again tomorrow. 

♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ 

Wednesday, February 25, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

The Senate was not in session today. It will next 
meet on Thursday, February 26, 1987, at 3:30 p.m. 

Committee Meetings 

APPROPRIATIONS— AGRICULTURE 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Agri- 
culture, Rural Development, and Related Agencies 
held hearings on proposed budget estimates for 
fiscal year 1988 for the Department of Agriculture, 
receiving testimony in behalf of their respective ac- 
tivities from George S. Dunlop, Assistant Secretary 
for Natural Resources and Environment, Wilson 
Scaling, Chief, and Galen S. Bridge, Deputy Chief 
for Programs, both of the Soil Conservation Service, 
Milton Hertz, Administrator, and David Hall, Di- 
rector, Budget Division, both of the Agricultural 
Stabilization and Conservation Service, Richard 
Goldberg, Deputy Under Secretary for Conserva- 
tion and International Programs, and Robert Sher- 
man, Deputy Budget Officer, all of the Department 
of Agriculture. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Monday, March 
2. 

APPROPRIATIONS— DEFENSE 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on De- 
fense resumed hearings on proposed budget esti- 



mates for fiscal year 1988 for the Department of De- 
fense, focusing on Army Guard and Reserve Readi- 
ness, receiving testimony from Gen. Joseph T. Palas- 
tra, Jr., Commander, Forces Command; Lt. Gen. 
Herbert Temple, Jr., Chief, National Guard Bureau; 
Maj. Gen. William F. Ward, Chief, Army Reserve; 
Maj. Gen. K.C. Leuer, Commander, 5th Infantry Di- 
vision (Mechanized), Fort Polk, Louisiana; Maj. 
Gen. J.H. Corns, Commander, 6th Infantry Division 
(Light), Fort Richardson, Alaska; Brig. Gen. W.K. 
McDaniel, Commander, 48th Infantry Brigade 
(NG), Macon, Georgia; and Brig. Gen. S.E. Flem- 
ing, Commander, 155th Armored Brigade (NG), 
Tupelo, Mississippi. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Wednesday, 
March 4. 

APPROPRIATIONS— TRANSPORTATION 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Trans- 
portation and Related Agencies held hearings to 
review proposed budget estimates for fiscal year 
1988 for the Department of Transportation, receiv- 
ing testimony from Elizabeth H. Dole, Secretary of 
Transportation, and Janet Hale, Assistant Secretary 
of Transportation for Budget and Programs. 
Hearings continue on Thursday, March 5. 

NOMINATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Committee concluded 
hearings on the nomination of Robert B. Costello, 
of Michigan, to be Assistant Secretary of Defense 
for Acquisition and Logistics, after the nominee, 
who was introduced by Senator Quayle, testified 
and answered questions in his own behalf. 

SOVIET STRATEGIC FORCE 
DEVELOPMENTS 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Strate- 
gic Forces and Nuclear Deterrence held closed 
hearings on proposed legislation authorizing funds 
for fiscal years 1988 and 1989 for the Department of 
Defense, focusing on Soviet strategic force develop- 
ments, receiving testimony from officials of the in- 
telligence community. 

Subcommittee will meet again tomorrow. 

1988 BUDGET 

Committee on the Budget: Committee continued hear- 
ings in preparation for reporting the first concurrent 
resolution on the fiscal year 1988 budget, focusing 
on Medicare catastrophic insurance, receiving testi- 
mony from Joseph A. Califano, Jr., Dewey, Ballan- 
tine, Bushby, Palmer & Wood, Washington, DC; 
Uwe E. Reinhardt, Princeton University, Princeton, 
New Jersey; and Stuart H. Altman, Brandeis Uni- 
versity, Waltham, Massachusetts. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 



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1988 BUDGET REPORT 

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Committee 
completed its review of those programs which fall 
within the jurisdiction of the committee as contained 
in the President's proposed budget for fiscal year 
1988 and agreed on recommendations which it will 
make thereon to the Committee on the Budget. 

U.S. CUSTOMS SERVICE 

Committee on Finance: Committee began hearings on 
the President's proposed budget request for fiscal 
year 1988 for the U.S. Customs Service, and to 
review the operation and management of the Serv- 
ice, receiving testimony from Representatives Busta- 
mante and Ronald D. Coleman; William von Raab, 
Commissioner, United States Customs Service, De- 
partment of the Treasury; and Allan Mendelowitz, 
Senior Associate Director, James Burow, Project 
Manager, and Samuel Banks, Assistant Commission- 
er, Office of Inspection and Control, all of the Gen- 
eral Accounting Office. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

MULTILATERAL DEVELOPMENT BANKS- 
AUTHORIZATIONS 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee held hear- 
ings on proposed legislation authorizing funds for 
fiscal year 1988 for multilateral development banks, 
receiving testimony from James A. Baker III, Secre- 
tary of the Treasury. 

Committee will meet again tomorrow. 

NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION 

Committee on Governmental Affairs: Committee contin- 
ued hearings on how the international spread of nu- 
clear weapons affects specific U.S. national security 
interests, receiving testimony from Richard T. Ken- 
nedy, Ambassador at Large, Department of State; 
and Lewis Dunn, Assistant Director, U.S. Arms 
Control and Disarmament Agency. 

Hearings continue on Thursday, March 5. 

COMMITTEE RULES 

Committee on Labor and Human Resources: Committee 
met to consider the committee rules of procedure 
for the 100th Congress, but did not complete action 
thereon, and recessed subject to call. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 43 public bills, H.R. 1231-1273; 2 
private bills, H.R. 1274-1275; and 12 resolutions, 



H.J. Res. 157-159, H. Con. Res. 56, and H. Res. 
99-106 were introduced. 

Page 4087 

Holocaust Memorial Council: The Speaker appointed 
as members of the United States Holocaust Memori- 
al Council the following Members on the part of the 
House: Representatives Yates, Lehman of Florida, 
Solarz, Garcia, and Green. 

Page 4047 

Intergovernmental Relations Commission: The Speaker 
appointed Representatives Weiss and Lightfoot as 
members of the Advisory Commission on Intergov- 
ernmental Relations on the part of the House. 

Page 4047 

Joint Economic Committee: The Speaker appointed 
Representative Solarz as an additional member of 
the Joint Economic Committee. 

Page 4047 

King Holiday Commission: The Speaker appointed as 
members of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Federal 
Holiday Commission the following Members on the 
part of the House: Representatives Gray of Pennsyl- 
vania, Dymally, Regula, and Kemp. 

Page 4047 

Congressional Mailing Standards Commission: The 
Speaker appointed as members of the House Com- 
mission on Congressional Mailing Standards the fol- 
lowing Members of the House: Representatives 
Udall, Solarz, Ford of Michigan, Frenzel, Taylor, 
and Lewis of California. 

Page 4047 

Canada-U.S. Interparliamentary Group: The 

Speaker appointed as members of the United States 
delegation to attend the 28th meeting of the 
Canada-United States Interparliamentary Group the 
following Members on the Part of the House: Rep- 
resentatives Gejdenson (Chairman), Fascell (Vice 
Chairman), Gibbons, Hamilton, Oberstar, AuCoin, 
Penny, Broomfield, Horton, Stangeland, Martin of 
New York, and Miller of Washington. 

Page 4047 

Official Objectors: The Majority Leader an- 
nounced the following Members as official objectors 
for the Democratic side for the 100th Congress: For 
the Consent Calendar: Representatives Gordon, 
Lewis of Georgia, and Patterson; and for the Private 
Calendar: Representatives Boland, Boucher, and 
Hubbard. 

Page 4053 

The Minority Leader announced the following 
Members as official objectors for the Republican 
side for the 100th Congress: For the Consent Calen- 
dar: Representatives Walker, Lungren, and Wortley; 
and for the Private Calendar: Representatives Sen- 
senbrenner, DeWine, and Gekas. 

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Ginnie Mae Fees Limitation: House voted to sus- 
pend the rules and pass H.R. 1056, to amend the 
National Housing Act to limit the fees that may be 
charged by the Government National Mortgage As- 
sociation for the guaranty of mortgage-backed secu- 
rities. This bill was debated on Tuesday, February 
24. 

Page 4051 

Printing: House agreed to S. Con. Res. 18, to au- 
thorize the printing of "United States Senator 
Robert C. Byrd's Addresses on the History of the 
United States Senate: Bicentennial Edition" — clear- 
ing the measure 

Page 4051 

House Bicentenary Commission: House agreed to 
H. Res 101, establishing the Commission on the 
United States House of Representatives Bicenten- 
ary. 

Page 4052 

Presidential Message — Juvenile Delinquency 
Programs: Received and read a message from the 
President wherein he transmits the Tenth Analysis 
and Evaluation of Federal Juvenile Delinquency 
Programs — referred to the Committee on Education 
and Labor and ordered printed (H. Doc. 100-38). 

Page 4053 

Quorum Calls — Votes: No quorum calls or votes 
developed during the proceedings of the House 
today. 

Adjournment: Met at 2 p.m. and adjourned at 5:05 
p.m. 

Committee Meetings 

MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES; BUDGET 
REPORT; STATE OF AGRICULTURE 

Committee on Agriculture: Ordered reported the fol- 
lowing bills: H.R. 177, amended, Food Assistance 
for the Homeless Act of 1987; and H.R. 1123, to 
amend the Food Security Act of 1985 to extend the 
date of submitting the report required by the Na- 
tional Commission on Dairy Policy. 

The committee also approved recommendations 
for the February 25 Report to the Committee on the 
Budget. 

The committee also held a hearing to review state 
of agriculture. Testimony was heard from Richard 
Lyng, Secretary of Agriculture. 

BUDGET REPORT 

Committee on Appropriations: Approved recommenda- 
tions for the February 25 Report to the Committee 
on the Budget. 



COMMERCE, JUSTICE, STATE AND 
JUDICIARY APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Com- 
merce, Justice, State and Judiciary held a hearing on 
FCC, Commission on the Bicentennial of the Consti- 
tution, and Christopher Columbus Quincentenary 
Commission. Testimony was heard from Mark S. 
Fowler, Chairman, FCC; and the following officials 
of the Commission of the Bicentennial of the Con- 
stitution: former Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme 
Court, Warren Burger, Chairman; and Mark W. 
Cannon, Staff Director; John Goudie, Chairman, 
Christopher Columbus Quincentenary Commission. 

DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on De- 
fense held a hearing on Recruiting and Advertising 
Programs and Costs to Maintain an All-Volunteer 
Force, Military and Civilian Manpower, and Military 
Manpower, Air Force. Testimony was heard from 
the following officials of the Department of De- 
fense: David J. Armor, Principal Deputy Assistant 
Secretary (Force Management and Personnel); 
Chapman B. Cox, Assistant Secretary (Force Man- 
agement and Personnel); and Lt. Gen. Thomas J. 
Hickey, USAF, Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel. 

ENERGY AND WATER DEVELOPMENT 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy 
and Water Development held a hearing on TVA. 
Testimony was heard from the following officials of 
the Board of Directors of the TVA: Charles H. 
Dean, Jr., Chairman; and John B. Waters, Jr., Direc- 
tor. 

HUD— INDEPENDENT AGENCIES 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on 
HUD — Independent Agencies concluded hearings 
on VA. Testimony was heard from Thomas K. Tur- 
nage, Administrator, VA. 

INTERIOR APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Interi- 
or held a hearing on Secretary of the Interior. Testi- 
mony was heard from Donald P. Hodel, Secretary 
of the Interior. 

LEGISLATIVE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Legis- 
lative held a hearing on Joint Committee on Tax- 
ation, Joint Economic Committee, Joint Committee 
on Printing, and GPO. Testimony was heard from 
Senators DeConcini and Sarbanes; Representative 
Rostenkowski, and Ralph E. Kennickell, Jr., Public 
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RURAL DEVELOPMENT, AGRICULTURE 
AND RELATED AGENCIES 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Rural 
Development, Agriculture and Related Agencies 
held a hearing on Secretary of Agriculture. Testimo- 
ny was heard from Richard Lyng, Secretary of Agri- 
culture. 

TRANSPORTATION APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Trans- 
portation held a hearing on ICC. Testimony was 
heard from Heather J. Gradison, Chairman, ICC. 

TREASURY— POSTAL SERVICE— GENERAL 
GOVERNMENT APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Treas- 
ury — Postal Service — General Government held a 
hearing on GSA. Testimony was heard from Ter- 
ence C. Golden, Administrator, GSA. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Mili- 
tary Personnel and Compensation held a hearing on 
the manpower portions of the fiscal year 1988 De- 
fense authorization request. Testimony was heard 
from Chapman B. Cox, Assistant Secretary (Force 
Management and Personnel), Department of De- 
fense. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Pro- 
curement and Military Nuclear Systems met in exec- 
utive session to continue hearings on fiscal years 
1988/1989 Department of Energy defense programs 
authorization request. Testimony was heard from 
departmental witnesses. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

AIR FORCE B-1B PROGRAMS 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Pro- 
curement and Military Nuclear Systems and the 
Subcommittee on Research and Development held a 
joint hearing to review the Air Force B-lB pro- 
grams. Testimony was heard from Frank C. Cona- 
han, Assistant Comptroller General, National Securi- 
ty and International Affairs, GAO. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Readi- 
ness continued hearings on operation and mainte- 
nance portion of the fiscal year 1988 Defense author- 
ization request, with emphasis on the Army request. 
Testimony was heard from Lt. Gen. Max W. Noah, 
Comptroller of the Army, Department of the Army. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 



DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Re- 
search and Development held a hearing on the 
RDT&E portion of the fiscal year 1988 Defense au- 
thorization request, with emphasis on the SDI pro- 
gram. Testimony was heard from Lt. Gen. James A. 
Abrahamson, USAF, Director, Strategic Defense 
Initiative Organization, Department of Defense. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Sea- 
power and Strategic and Critical Materials met in 
executive session to continue hearings on the sea- 
power portion of the fiscal year 1988 Defense au- 
thorization request. Testimony was heard from Vice 
Adm. Paul F. McCarthy, Jr., Director, Office of Re- 
search, Development and Acquisition, Office of the 
Chief of Naval Operations. 
Hearings continue March 3. 

URGENT RELIEF FOR THE HOMELESS ACT 

Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs: Or- 
dered reported amended H.R. 558, Urgent Relief 
for the Homeless Act. 

MONETARY POLICY 

Committee on Banking: Subcommittee on Domestic 
Monetary Policy held a hearing on monetary policy. 
Testimony was heard from public witnesses. 

EXPEDITED FUNDS AVAILABILITY ACT 

Committee on Banking: Subcommittee on Financial In- 
stitutions Supervision, Regulation and Insurance ap- 
proved for full committee action amended H.R. 28, 
Expedited Funds Availability Act. 

BUDGET REPORT; EDUCATION AND 
TRAINING FOR AMERICAN 
COMPETITIVENESS ACT 

Committee on Education and Labor: Approved recom- 
mendations for the February 25 Report to the Com- 
mittee on the Budget. 

The committee also continued hearings on H.R. 
90, Education and Training for American Competi- 
tiveness Act of 1987. Testimony was heard from 
Richard F. Celeste, Governor, State of Ohio. 

Hearings continue March 4. 

FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT 

Committee on Education and Labor: Subcommittee on 
Labor-Management Relations, and the Subcommit- 
tee on Labor Standards held a joint hearing on H.R. 
925, to entitle employees to family leave in certain 
cases involving a birth, an adoption, or a serious 
health condition, and to temporary medical leave in 
certain cases involving a serious health condition, 
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ment and benefit rights, and to establish a commis- 
sion to study ways of providing salary replacement 
for employees who take any such leave. Testimony 
was heard from Representatives Berman and 
Schroeder; and public witnesses. 

COMPETITIVENESS AND TRADE 

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on 
Commerce, Consumer Protection and Competitive- 
ness held a hearing on competitiveness and trade. 
Testimony was heard from public witnesses. 

FILIPINO CONSTITUTION; FOREIGN 
ASSISTANCE REQUEST 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Asian 
and Pacific Affairs approved for full committee 
action H. Res. 90, congratulating the Filipino people 
on the ratification of a new constitution in a free 
and fair plebiscite. 

The committee also held an overview hearing on 
the foreign assistance request for fiscal year 1988. 
Testimony was heard from the following officials of 
the Department of State: Gaston Sigur, Assistant 
Secretary, East Asian and Pacific Affairs; and Rich- 
ard Murphy, Assistant Secretary, Near Eastern and 
South Asian Affairs; Richard Armitage, Assistant 
Secretary, International Security Affairs, Department 
of Defense; and James Norris, Deputy Administra- 
tor for Asia, AID. 

FOREIGN ASSISTANCE REQUEST 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on 
Europe and the Middle East held a hearing on fiscal 
year 1988 foreign assistance request for Israel. Testi- 
mony was heard from the following officials of the 
Department of Defense: Robert H. Pelletreau, 
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern and 
South Asian Affairs; and Dov S. Zakheim, Deputy 
Under Secretary for Planning and Resources; 
Roscoe Suddarth, Deputy Assistant Secretary, 
Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, 
Department of State; and Russell Misheloff, Deputy 
Director, Office of Middle Eastern, Europe and 
North African Affairs, Bureau for Asia and Near 
East, AID. 

U.S. VOLUNTARY CONTRIBUTIONS TO 
INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on 
Human Rights and International Organizations held 
a hearing on U.S. Voluntary Contributions to Inter- 
national Organizations. Testimony was heard from 
Alan Keyes, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Interna- 
tional Organization Affairs, Department of State; 
Ambassador Richard McCormick, U.S. Representa- 
tive to the OAS; and former Representatives Mi- 
chael Barnes and Brad Morse. 



FOREIGN ASSISTANCE REQUEST 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on West- 
ern Hemisphere Affairs held a hearing to review 
Administration requests for economic and military 
assistance for Latin America and the Caribbean for 
fiscal years 1988 and 1989. Testimony was heard 
from Elliott Abrams, Assistant Secretary for Inter- 
American Affairs, Department of State; Gen. Philip 
C. Gast, Director, Defense Security Assistance 
Agency; and Dwight Ink, Assistant Administrator, 
Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean, AID. 

COMPUTER SECURITY ACT 

Committee on Government Operations: Subcommittee on 
Legislation and National Security held a hearing on 
H.R. 145, Computer Security Act of 1987. Testimo- 
ny was heard from Representative English; Milton 
Socolar, Special Assistant to the Comptroller Gener- 
al, GAO; former Representative Don Fuqua; and 
public witnesses. 

The subcommittee approved issuance of subpoe- 
nas to demand the presence of Vice Adm. John M. 
Poindexter, former Assistant to the President for 
National Security Affairs, and Kenneth E. DeGraf- 
fenreid, former Special Assistant to the President for 
National Security Affairs. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

COMMITTEE FUNDING 

Committee on House Administration: Subcommittee on 
Accounts met and considered funding resolutions 
for the following committees: Ways and Means; 
Public Works and Transportation, Judiciary, District 
of Columbia, Select Committee on Children, Youth 
and Families; and the Select Committee on Narcot- 
ics Abuse and Control. 

BUDGET REPORT 

Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs: Approved 
budget recommendations for the February 25 
Report to the Committee on the Budget. 

OVERSIGHT 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Civil and 
Constitutional Rights held an oversight hearing on 
authorization request for the FBI (National Crime 
Information Center and the Identification Division). 
Testimony was heard from the following officials of 
the FBI, Department of Justice: William A. Bayse, 
Assistant Director, Technical Services Division; and 
Lawrence K. York, Assistant Director, Identification 
Division. 

OFFICE OF LEGAL POLICY 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Courts, 
Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice 
held an oversight hearing on the Office of Legal 
Policy of the Department of Justice. Testimony was 



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heard from Stephen Markman, Assistant Attorney 
General, Office of Legal Policy, Department of Jus- 
tice. 

PROCEDURAL AND APPEAL RIGHTS OF 
EMPLOYEES 

Committee on Post Office and Civil Service: Subcommit- 
tee on Postal Personnel and Modernization ap- 
proved for full committee action H.R. 348, to 
extend to certain officers and employees of the 
United States Postal Service the same procedural 
and appeal rights with respect to certain adverse 
personnel actions as are afforded under title 5, 
United States Code, to Federal employees in the 
competitive service. 

Prior to this action, the subcommittee held a hear- 
ing on this measure. Testimony was heard from Joel 
S. Trofch, Assistant Postmaster General, Employee 
Relations Department, U.S. Postal Service; and 
public witnesses. 

AIRPORT AND AIRWAY TRUST FUND 
REAUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Public Works and Transportation: Sub- 
committee on Aviation continued hearings on reau- 
thorization of the Airport and Airway Trust Fund 
and related issues. Testimony was heard from Rep- 
resentative Hyde; and public witnesses. 
Hearings continue March 4. 

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 
AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Science, Space and Technology: Subcommit- 
tee on Energy Research and Development contin- 
ued hearings on Department of Energy fiscal year 
1988 authorization, with emphasis on inertial con- 
finement fusion. Testimony was heard from Richard 
L. Schriever, Director, Office of Inertial Fusion, De- 
partment of Energy; and public witnesses. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

NSF AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Science, Space and Technology: Subcommit- 
tee on Science, Research and Technology held a 
hearing on the NSF authorization for fiscal year 
1988. Testimony was heard from public witnesses. 
Hearings continue March 11. 

NASA AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Science, Space and Technology: Subcommit- 
tee on Space Science and Applications continued 
hearings on NASA 1988 authorization. Testimony 
was heard from the following officials of NASA: 
Andy Stofan, Associate Administrator, Office of 
Space Stations; and Robert Aller, Associate Adminis- 
trator, Space Flight Operations. 
Hearings continue March 3. 



RAIL SAFETY 

Committee on Science, Space and Technology: Subcommit- 
tee on Transportation, Aviation and Materials held a 
hearing on rail safety. Testimony was heard from 
James E. Burnett, Chairman, National Transporta- 
tion Safety Board; John H. Riley, Administrator, 
Federal Railroad Administration, Department of 
Transportation; and public witnesses. 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on Small Business: Met for organizational 
purposes. 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on Standards: Met for organizational pur- 
poses. 

BUDGET REPORT; BUDGET PROPOSALS 

Committee on Ways and Means: Approved budget rec- 
ommendations for the February 25 report to the 
Committee on the Budget. 

The committee also concluded overview hearings 
on the President's budget for fiscal year 1988. Testi- 
mony was heard from Otis R. Bowen, Secretary of 
Health and Human Services. 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Select Committee on Aging: Met for organizational pur- 
poses. 

NATIONAL FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE 
PROGRAM BUDGET 

Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: Subcommit- 
tee on Program and Budget Authorization contin- 
ued to meet in executive session to hold hearings on 
National Foreign Intelligence Program Budget for 
fiscal year 1988. Testimony was heard from depart- 
mental witnesses. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

HUNGER AMONG THE HOMELESS 

Select Committee on Hunger: Held a hearing on hunger 
among the homeless. Testimony was heard from 
Representative Foley; John Bode, Assistant Secre- 
tary, Food and Consumer Services, USDA; and 
public witnesses. 



Joint Meeting 



VETERANS' ORGANIZATIONS 
LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES 

Joint Hearing: Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs 
continued joint hearings with the House of Repre- 
sentative's Veterans' Affairs Committee to review 
the legislative priorities of certain veterans' organi- 
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spective activities from Richard D. Hoover, Para- 
lyzed Veterans of America, Robert Routh, Jr., 
Blinded Veterans of America, Dana J. Pyle, World 
War I Veterans, and Jules Carvalho, Jr., Military 
Order of the Purple Heart, all of Washington, DC. 
Hearings continue on Tuesday, March 3. 

♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ 

Thursday, February 26, 1987 



Senate 

Chamber Action 

Routine Proceedings, pages 4162-4415 

Measures Introduced: Forty bills and ten resolu- 
tions were introduced, as follows: S. 581-620, S.J. 
Res. 67-73, S. Con. Res. 23-24, and S. Res. 157. 

Page 4263 

Measures Passed: 

Women's History Month: The Committee on the 
Judiciary was discharged from the further consider- 
ation of S.J. Res. 20, to designate the month of 
March 1987 as "Women's History Month," and the 
joint resolution was then passed. 

Page 4407 

Federal Employees Recognition Week: The Com- 
mittee on the Judiciary was discharged from the fur- 
ther consideration of S.J. Res. 9, to designate the 
week of March 1-7, 1987, as "Federal Employees 
Recognition Week," and the joint resolution was 
then passed. 

Page 4408 

National Know Your Cholesterol Week: The 
Committee on the Judiciary was discharged from the 
further consideration of S.J. Res. 65, to designate 
the week of April 5-11, 1987, as "National Know 
Your Cholesterol Week," and the joint resolution 
was then passed. 

Page 4409 

75th Anniversary of Hadassah: Senate agreed to 
H. Con. Res. 46, concerning the seventy-fifth anni- 
versary of the founding of Hadassah, the Women's 
Zionist Organization of America. 

Page 4408 

100th Anniversary of the Hatch Act: Senate passed 
H.J. Res. 3, to recognize the 100th anniversary of 
the enactment of the Hatch Act of March 2, 1887, 
and its role in establishing our Nation's system of 
State agricultural experiment stations. 

Page 4409 

Federal Employees Recognition Week: Senate 
passed H.J. Res. 53, to designate the week of March 
1, 1987, as "Federal Employees Recognition Week." 

Page 4408 



Arizona Statehood Day and Arizona Diamond 
Jubilee Year: Senate concurred in the amendments 
of the House to S.J. Res. 46, to designate February 
14, 1987, as "Arizona Statehood Day," and 1987 as 
"Arizona Diamond Jubilee Year." 

Page 4407 

Authority for Committees: All committees were 
authorized to file reports today until 7 p.m. 

Page 4414 

All committees were authorized to file reports on 
Friday, February 27, and on Monday, March 3, from 
10 a.m. until 3 p.m., during adjournment of the 
Senate. 

Page 4414 

Appointments: 

U.S. Senate Caucus on International Narcotics 
Control: The Presiding Officer, on behalf of the 
Vice President, pursuant to Public Law 99-93, as 
amended by Public Law 99-151, appointed Senators 
Biden, DeConcini, Dixon, and Graham to the U.S. 
Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control. 

Page 4410 

Commission on Security and Cooperation in 
Europe: The Presiding Officer, on behalf of the 
Vice President, pursuant to Public Law 94-304, as 
amended by Public Law 99-7, appointed Senators 
Wirth and Fowler to the Commission on Security 
and Cooperation in Europe, and designated Senator 
DeConcini as Co-Chairman of the Commission. 

Page 4410 

National Commission to Prevent Infant Mortali- 
ty: The Presiding Officer, on behalf of the Majority 
Leader, announced, pursuant to Public Law 99-660, 
the appointment of Senator Chiles as a member of 
the National Commission to Prevent Infant Mortali- 
ty- 
Page 4410 

Congressional Award Board: The Presiding Offi- 
cer, on behalf of the Majority Leader, pursuant to 
Public Law 96-114, as amended by Public Laws 
98-33 and 99-161, announced the appointment of M. 
Max Keller and Mr. Earl T. Leonard to the Con- 
gressional Award Board. 

Page 4410 

Federal Council on the Aging: The Presiding Of- 
ficer, on behalf of the President pro tempore, pursu- 
ant to Public Law 93-29, as amended by Public Law 
98-459, appointed Peg Lamont, of South Dakota, to 
the Federal Council on the Aging. 

Page 4410 

Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native 
Culture and Arts Development Board of Trustees: 
The Presiding Officer, on behalf of the President 
pro tempore, pursuant to Public Law 99-498, section 
1505(a)(B)(ii), appointed Senator Melcher as a 
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American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and 
Arts Development. 

Page 4410 

American Folklife Center Board of Trustees: The 
Presiding Officer, on behalf of the President pro 
tempore, pursuant to Public Law 94-201, appointed 
Mrs. Sharon Rockefeller, of West Virginia, as a 
Member of the Board of Trustees of the American 
Folklife Center. 

Page 4410 

Senate Delegation to the North Atlantic Assem- 
bly: The Presiding Officer, on behalf of the Vice 
President, pursuant to 22 U.S.C. 1928a-1928d, as 
amended, appointed Senator Biden as Chairman of 
the Senate Delegation to the North Atlantic Assem- 
bly during the 100th Congress. 

Page 4410 

Senate Delegation to the Mexico-United States In- 
terparliamentary Group: The Presiding Officer, on 
behalf of the Vice President, pursuant to 22 U.S.C. 
276h-276k, as amended, appointed Senator Dodd as 
Chairman of the Senate Delegation to the Mexico- 
United States Interparliamentary Group during the 
100th Congress. 

Page 4410 

Senate Delegation to the Canada-United States 
Interparliamentary Group: The Presiding Officer, 
on behalf of the Vice President, pursuant to 22 
U.S.C. 276d-276g, as amended, appointed Senator 
Zorinsky as Chairman of the Senate Delegation to 
the Canada-United States Interparliamentary Group 
during the 100th Congress. 

Page 4410 

Senate Office Building Commission: The Presid- 
ing Officer, on behalf of the Vice President, pursu- 
ant to Public Law 84-944, appointed Senator John- 
ston to the Senate Office Building Commission, and 
designated him as Chairman of the Commission. 

Page 4410 

United States Arms Control Observer Group: The 
Presiding Officer, on behalf of the President pro 
tempore, in accordance with S. Res. 30, announced 
the appointment by the Minority Leader of Senator 
Specter to serve as a member of the United States 
Arms Control Observer Group for the meeting in 
Geneva, beginning Thursday, February 26, 1987, 
and ending on Monday, March 2, 1987. 

Page 4410 

Messages From the President: Senate received the 
following messages from the President of the 
United States: 

Received on February 24, during the adjourn- 
ment: 

(1) Transmitting the proposed "Medicare Cata- 
strophic Illness Coverage Act"; which was referred 
to the Committee on Finance. (PM-20). 



Received on February 25, during the adjourn- 
ment: 

(2) Transmitting the response to the Tenth Analy- 
sis and Evaluation of Federal Juvenile Delinquency 
Programs, by the Administration of the Office of Ju- 
venile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP); 
which was referred to the Committee on the Judici- 
ary. (PM-21) 

Received today: 

(3) Transmitting the proposed "Low-Income Op- 
portunity Improvement Act of 1987"; which was re- 
ferred to the Committee on Governmental Affairs. 
(PM-22) 

Page 4254 

Nominations Received: Senate received the fol- 
lowing nominations during the adjournment: 

Received on Tuesday, February 24: 

Richard B. Abell, of Virginia, to be an Assistant 
Attorney General. 

Alfred J. Fleischer, Sr., of Missouri, to be a 
member of the Board of Directors of the National 
Corporation for Housing Partnerships. 

Frederick P. Brooks, Jr., of North Carolina, to be 
a member of the National Science Board, National 
Science Foundation. 

Ronald A. Cass, of Massachusetts, to be a member 
of the United States International Trade Commis- 
sion, for the remainder of the term expiring June 
16, 1987, and for the term expiring June 16, 1996. 

2 Army nominations in the rank of general. 

3 Navy nominations in the rank of admiral. 

1 Marine Corps nomination in the rank of gener- 
al. 

Received on Wednesday, February 25: 
Alton G. Keel, Jr., of Virginia, to be the United 
States Permanent Representative on the Council of 
the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, with the 
rank and status of Ambassador. 

2 Air Force nominations in the rank of general. 
Received today: 

Beryl Dorsett, of New York, to be Assistant Sec- 
retary for Elementary and Secondary Education, De- 
partment of Education. 

Page 4415 

Nominations Confirmed: Senate confirmed the fol- 
lowing nomination: 

Edward J. Derwinski, of Illinois, to be Under Sec- 
retary of State for Coordinating Security Assistance 
Programs. 

Page 4415 

Messages From the President: Page 4235 

Messages From the House: Page 4256 

Measures Referred: Page 4257 

Measure Read First Time: Page 4257 

Executive Reports: Page 4263 



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Petitions and Memorials: Page 4261 

Communications: Page 4257 

Statements on Introduced Bills: Pages 4265, 4341 

Additional Cosponsors: Page 4352 

Amendments Submitted: Page 4358 

Notices of Hearings: Page 4360 

Committee Authority To Meet: Page 4360 

Additional Statements: Page 4361 

Adjournment: Senate convened at 3:30 p.m., and 
adjourned at 6:14 p.m., until 10 a.m., on Friday, 
February 27, 1984, for a pro forma session. (For 
Senate program, see the remarks of Senator Byrd in 
today's Recotd on page 4414.) 

Committee Meetings 

FARM CREDIT SYSTEM 

Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry: Sub- 
committee on Agricultural Credit held oversight 
hearings on the status of the farm credit system, re- 
ceiving testimony from Senator Grassley; Frank 
Naylor, Chairman, Jim Billington and Marvin 
Duncan, both members, all of the Farm Credit Ad- 
ministration Board; Wayne Rasmussen, National 
Agricultural Library, Dean Kleckner, American 
Farm Bureau Federation, David Senter, American 
Agriculture Movement, Grant Buntrock, National 
Farmers Organization, Leroy Watson, National 
Grange, Ray Hankes, National Pork Producers 
Council, and H. Brent Beasley, Farm Credit Corpo- 
ration of America, all of Washington, DC; Jack 
Kelsey, Oklahoma Farmers Union, representing the 
National Farmers Union, and Ron Voth, Oklahoma 
Wheatgrowers Association, both of Oklahoma City; 
Eugene Severens, Center for Rural Affaris, Walthill, 
Nebraska; Sam Eberly, Farm Credit Services of 
Wichita, Kansas; Larry Buegler, Farm Credit Serv- 
ices of St. Paul, St. Paul, Minnesota; and Luman W. 
Holman, National Association of Farm Credit 
System Stockholders, Jacksonville, Texas. 
Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

1988 BUDGET 

Committee on Appropriations: Committee resumed 
hearings on the President's proposed budget for 
fiscal year 1988, receiving testimony from James A. 
Baker III, Secretary of the Treasury. 
Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

APPROPRIATIONS— U.S.TRADE 
REPRESENTATIVE/INTERNATIONAL 
TRADE COMMISSION 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Com- 
merce, Justice, State, the Judiciary, and Related 
Agencies held hearings on proposed budget esti- 
mates for fiscal year 1988, receiving testimony in 



behalf of funds for their respective activities from 
Ambassador Clayton Yeutter, U.S. Trade Represent- 
ative; and Susan Liebeler, Chairman, U.S. Interna- 
tional Trade Commission. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Thursday, 
March 5. 

APPROPRIATIONS— CORPS OF ENGINEERS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy 
and Water Development resumed hearings on pro- 
posed budget estimates for Fiscal year 1988, receiv- 
ing testimony in behalf of funds for Army Corps of 
Engineers projects from Maj. Gen. George R. Rob- 
ertson, Division Engineer, North Pacific Division, 
Maj. Gen. Jerome B. Hilmes, Division Engineer, 
Southwestern Division, and Brig. Gen. Joseph Pratt, 
Division Commander, North Central Division, all of 
the Army Corps of Engineers. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Tuesday, March 
3. 

FOREIGN ASSISTANCE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on For- 
eign Operations resumed hearings on proposed 
budget estimates for fiscal year 1988 for foreign as- 
sistance programs, receiving testimony from James 
W. Conrow, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for 
Developing Nations. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Thursday, 
March 12. 

APPROPRIATIONS— DEPARTMENT OF 
LABOR 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Labor, 
Health and Human Services, Education, and Relat- 
ed Agencies held hearings on proposed budget esti- 
mates for fiscal year 1988 for the Department of 
Labor, receiving testimony from William E. Brock, 
Secretary of Labor, Raymond Maria, Deputy Inspec- 
tor General, and Dennis E. Whitfield, Deputy Sec- 
retary of Labor, all of the Department of Labor. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Tuesday, March 
3. 

APPROPRIATIONS— DEPARTMENT OF 
THE TREASURY 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Treas- 
ury, Postal Service, and General Government held 
hearings on proposed budget estimates for fiscal 
year 1988 for the Department of the Treasury, re- 
ceiving testimony in behalf of funds for their respec- 
tive activities from John R. Simpson, Director, U.S. 
Secret Service, Stephen E. Higgins, Director, 
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, and 
Charles F. Rinkevich, Director, Federal Law En- 
forcement Training Center, all of the Department of 
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Subcommittee will meet again on Monday, March 
2. 

NUCLEAR TESTING LIMITATIONS 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Strate- 
gic Forces and Nuclear Deterrence held open and 
closed hearings to review nuclear testing limitations, 
receiving testimony from Robert B. Barker, Assist- 
ant to the Secretary of Defense for Atomic Energy; 
Lt. Gen. Dale A. Vesser, USA, Director for Strate- 
gic Plans and Policy, Joint Chiefs of Staff; Sylvester 
R. Foley, Assistant Secretary for Defense Programs, 
Department of Energy; Siegfried S. Hecker, Direc- 
tor, Los Alamos National Laboratory; Roger E. 
Batzel, Director, and Milo D. Nordyke, Leader, 
Treaty Verification Program, both of the Lawrence 
Livermore National Laboratory; Paul G. Richards, 
Columbia University and Lamont-Doherty Geologi- 
cal Observatory, New York, New York; and Frank 
von Hippel, Federation of American Scientists, 
Washington, DC. 

Subcommittee recessed subject to call. 

SOVIET NUCLEAR TESTING 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Strate- 
gic Forces and Nuclear Deterrence held closed 
hearings on the monitoring of Soviet nuclear test- 
ing, receiving testimony from officials of the intelli- 
gence community. 

Subcommittee recessed subject to call. 

1988 BUDGET 

Committee on the Budget: Committee continued hear- 
ings in preparation for reporting the concurrent res- 
olution on the fiscal year 1988 budget, focusing on 
international competitiveness and trade, receiving 
testimony from Lester C. Thurow, Massachusetts In- 
stitute of Technology, Cambridge; Pat Choate, 
TRW Corporation, Arlington, Virginia; and Robert 
C. Holland, Committee for Economic Development, 
Washington, DC. 

Hearings continue on Wednesday, March 4. 

INTERNATIONAL 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS 

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: 
Subcommittee on Communications held hearings on 
international telecommunications, receiving testimo- 
ny from Mark S. Fowler, Chairman, Federal Com- 
munications Commission; Alfred Sikes, Assistant 
Secretary of Commerce for Communications and In- 
formation; Ambassador Diana Lady Dougan, U.S. 
Coordinator and Director, Bureau of International 
Communications and Information Policy, Depart- 
ment of State; M. Alan Woods, Deputy U.S. Trade 
Representative; Robert Bruce, Debevoise & Plimp- 
ton, Washington, DC; Michael Borrus, University of 
California, Berkeley; Edward D. McKeever, AT&T 
International, Basking Ridge, New Jersey; George 



Fisher, Sr., Motorola, Schaumburg, Illinois; and 
Kenneth L. Phillips, Committee of Corporate Tele- 
communications Users, New York, New York. 
Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

NASA BUDGET 

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: 
Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space 
resumed hearings on the President's proposed 
budget request for fiscal year 1988 for the National 
Aeronautics and Space Administration, focusing on 
research and development of aeronautics and space 
technology, receiving testimony from Raymond S. 
Colladay, Associate Administrator for Aeronautics 
and Space Technology, National Aeronautics and 
Space Administration; William R. Graham, Director, 
Office of Science and Technology Policy; and 
NorrisJ. Krone, Jr., American Institute of Aeronau- 
tics and Astronautics, Washington, DC. 
Hearings continue on Tuesday, March 3. 

U.S. CUSTOMS SERVICES 

Committee on Finance: Committee concluded hearings 
on the President's proposed budget request for 
fiscal year 1988 for the U.S. Customs Service, and to 
review the operation and management of the Serv- 
ice, after receiving testimony from Senator Chiles; 
Robert M. Tobias, National Treasury Employees 
Union, Harry Lamar, Joint Industry Group, J.H. 
Kent, National Customs Brokers and Forwarders 
Association of America, Inc., and James E. Landry, 
Air Transport Association of America, all of Wash- 
ington, DC; James Chenoweth, Lone Star Steel 
Company, Dallas, Texas, on behalf of the American 
Iron and Steel Institute; David Rose, Intel Corpora- 
tion, Santa Clara, California, on behalf of the Ameri- 
can Electronics Association; and James R. Williams, 
National Retail Merchants Association, New York, 
New York. 

NOMINATION 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee held 
a closed hearing on the nomination of Arnold L. 
Raphel, of New Jersey, to be Ambassador to the Is- 
lamic Republic of Pakistan (pending on Senate Ex- 
ecutive Calendar), where the nominee testified and 
answered further questions in his own behalf. 

FOREIGN ASSISTANCE- 
AUTHORIZATIONS 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee re- 
sumed hearings on proposed legislation authorizing 
funds for fiscal year 1988 for foreign assistance pro- 
grams, focusing on development and security assist- 
ance, receiving testimony from Thomas Stoel, Na- 
tional Resources Defense Council, Nancy Alexan- 
der, Interfaith Action, Thomas A. Dine and Doug- 
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Affairs Committee, Andrew E. Manatos, United 
Hellenic American Congress, American Hellenic Al- 
liance, Pan Cyprian Association of America, David 
Sadd, National Association of Arab Americans, 
Theodore F. Weihe, Overseas Cooperative Devel- 
opment Committee, and Robert Basil, American 
Lebanese League, all of Washington, DC; Lawrence 
E. Bruce, Jr., U.S. Committee for UNICEF, New 
York, New York; W. Henry Mosley, Johns Hop- 
kins University, Baltimore, Maryland; John S. Aird, 
former Senior Research Specialist on the Population 
of China, Bureau of the Census, Silver Spring, 
Maryland; Kenneth Philips, Interaction, Warwick, 
Rhode Island; and Dean C. Lomis, American Hel- 
lenic Institute, Wilmington, Delaware. 
Hearings continue on Tuesday, March 10. 

NOMINATIONS 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee con- 
cluded hearings on the nominations of Robert E. 
Lamb, of Virginia, to be Assistant Secretary of State 
for Diplomatic Security, Arthur G. Linkletter, of 
California, for the rank of Ambassador during the 
tenure of his service as Commissioner General of 
the United States Exhibition for the International 
Exposition, Brisbane, Australia, 1988, and Joseph C. 
Petrone, of Iowa, to be the Representative of the 
United States of America to the European Office of 
the United Nations, with the rank of Ambassador, 
after the nominees testified and answered questions 
in their own behalf. Mr. Petrone was introduced by 
Senator Grassley. 

ANTITRUST IMPROVEMENTS 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Anti- 
trust, Monopolies and Business Rights concluded 
hearings on S. 431 and S. 432, bills to strengthen the 
pre-merger reporting requirements of the Hart- 
Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, 
after receiving testimony from Patricia Bailey, Terry 
Calvani, and Andrew Strenio, all Commissioners, 
Federal Trade Commission; Leroy S. Zimmerman, 
Pennsylvania Attorney General, Harrisburg; Robert 
M. Langer, Connecticut Assistant Attorney General, 
Hartford; Mark Crane, American Bar Association, 
Chicago, Illinois; Frederick S. Myers, Goodyear Tire 
& Rubber Co., Akron, Ohio; and Malcolm R. 
Pfunder, Hamel & Park, Washington, DC. 

SEMICONDUCTOR INDUSTRY 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Technol- 
ogy and the Law held hearings on S. 442, to enable 
the Secretary of Commerce to grant certain nations 
additional time to finalize the mechanisms through 
which they protect semiconductor chip designs, re- 
ceiving testimony from Ronald L. Kerber, Deputy 
Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Ad- 
vanced Technology; Ralph Oman, Register of Copy- 



rights, Copyright Office, Library of Congress; 
Donald J. Quigg, Commissioner of Patents and 
Trademarks, Patent and Trademark Office, Depart- 
ment of Commerce; William Milam, Deputy Assist- 
ant Secretary of State; Michael Gadbaw, Semicon- 
ductor Industry Association, Cupertino, California; 
Ronald Reiling, Digital Equipment Company, Land- 
over, Maryland; and Charles Ferguson, M.I.T. 
Center for Technology Policy and Industrial Devel- 
opment, Cambridge, Massachusetts. 

Hearings continue on Tuesday, March 3. 

BUSINESS MEETING 

Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Committee held a 
business meeting, where it took the following 
action: 

Ordered favorably reported S. 12, to remove the 
expiration date of eligibility for the educational as- 
sistance programs for veterans of the All-Volunteer 
Force, with an amendment in the nature of a substi- 
tute; 

Ordered favorably reported S. 477, to assist home- 
less veterans, with an amendment in the nature of a 
substitute. (As approved by the committee, the bill 
incorporates provisions of Sec. 4(b) of S. 6 (Veter- 
ans' Health Care Improvement Act of 1987) and S. 
279, measures to provide a 1-year extension of the 
date by which the VA's readjustment counseling 
program for Vietnam-era veterans is to begin a 2- 
year transition to a program providing counseling 
services through the VA's general medical facilities); 

Completed its review of those programs which 
fall within the jurisdiction of the committee as con- 
tained in the President's proposed budget for fiscal 
year 1988 and agreed on recommendations which it 
will make thereon to the Committee on the Budget; 
and 

Adopted committee rules of procedure for the 
100th Congress. 

IRAN/CONTRA MATTERS 

Select Committee on Secret Military Assistance to Iran and 
the Nicaraguan Opposition: Committee met in closed 
session to discuss matters relating to the Iran/Contra 
affair, and recessed subject to call. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 45 public bills, H.R. 1276-1320; 3 
private bills, H.R. 1321-1323; and 5 resolutions, H.J. 
Res. 160-163, and H. Res. 107 were introduced. 

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to proposals in the Budget to reduce the capacity of 
the Veterans' Administration to provide health care 
to eligible veterans (H. Rept. 100-7). 

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Commission on Security and Cooperation in 
Europe: The Speaker appointed Represenative Fei- 
ghan as an additional member on the part of the 
House of the Commission on Security and Coopera- 
tion in Europe. 

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Committee Meetings 



Legislative Program: 

Thursday to Monday. 



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with 



Calendar Wednesday: Agreed to dispense 
Calendar Wednesday business of March 4. 

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Holocaust Remembrance Ceremonies: House 
agreed to H. Con. Res. 49, authorizing use of the 
rotunda of the Capitol on April 28, 1987, for cere- 
monies to observe the days of remembrance of vic- 
tims of the Holocaust. 

Page 4139 

House Page Board: The Speaker appointed Repre- 
sentatives Kildee and Hoyer as members of the 
House of Representatives Page Board. 

Page 4143 

Philippine Constitution: House agreed to H. Res. 
90, congratulating the Filipino people on the ratifica- 
tion of a new constitution in a free and fair plebi- 
scite. 

Page 4143 

Late Reports: Committee on Agriculture received 
permission to have until midnight Friday, February 
27, to file reports on H.R. 177, to amend the Food 
Stamp Act of 1977 and the Temporary Emergency 
Food Assistance Act of 1983 to expedite and expand 
the provision of emergency food to the homeless; 
and H.R. 1123, to amend the Food Security Act of 
1985 to extend the date for submitting the report re- 
quired by the National Commission on Dairy 
Policy. 

Page 4154 

Presidential Message — Low-Income Opportunity 
Act: Received and read a message from the Presi- 
dent wherein he transmits proposed legislation enti- 
tled the "Low-Income Opportunity and Improve- 
ment Act of 1987" — referred to the Committee on 
Ways and Means and the Committee on Education 
and Labor and ordered printed (H. Doc. 100-39). 

Page 4157 

Quorum Calls — Votes: No quorum calls or votes 
developed during the proceedings of the House 
today. 

Adjournment: Met at 11 a.m. and adjourned at 
12:52 p.m. 



FOREST MANAGEMENT AND RESOURCE 
ACTIVITIES 

Committee on Agriculture: Subcommittee on Forests, 
Family Farms and Energy held a hearing to review 
Forest Service Management and resource activities. 
Testimony was heard from F. Dale Robertson, 
Chief, Forest Service, USDA. 

COMMERCE, JUSTICE, STATE AND 
JUDICIARY APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Com- 
merce, Justice, State and Judiciary held a hearing on 
Courts of Appeals, District Courts, and Other Judi- 
cial Services, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal 
Circuit, Court of International Trade, Administrative 
Office of the United States Courts, U.S. Sentencing 
Commission, and Federal Judicial Center. Testimony 
was heard from Charles Clark, Chief Judge, Courts 
of Appeals, 5th Circuit; Howard T. Markey, Chief 
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit; 
Edward D. Re, Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Interna- 
tional Trade; L. Ralph Mecham, Director, Adminis- 
trative Office, United States Courts; A. Leo Levin, 
Federal Judicial Center; and William W. Wilkins, 
Chairman, U.S. Sentencing Commission. 

DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on De- 
fense held a hearing on Fiscal Year 1988-1989 Air 
Force Posture. Testimony was heard from the fol- 
lowing officials of the USAF: Edward C. Aldridge, 
Jr., Secretary; and Gen. Larry D. Welch, Chief of 
Staff. 

ENERGY AND WATER DEVELOPMENT 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy 
and Water Development held a hearing on Appro- 
priations for the Department of Energy. Testimony 
was heard from John S. Herrington, Secretary of 
Energy. 

INTERIOR APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Interi- 
or continued appropriation hearings. Testimony was 
heard from public witnesses. 

LABOR— HHS— EDUCATION 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on 
Labor — HHS — Education held a hearing on Higher 
Education, Higher Education Facilities, and College 
Housing Loans, Vocational and Adult Education, 
and Educational Research and Statistics. Testimony 
was heard from the following officials of the De- 
partment of Education: C. Ronald Kimberling, As- 



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sistant Secretary, Postsecondary Education; and 
Chester Finn, Assistant Secretary, Educational Re- 
search and Improvement. 

RURAL DEVELOPMENT, AGRICULTURE 
AND RELATED AGENCIES 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Rural 
Development, Agriculture and Related Agencies 
held a hearing on Agricultural Stabilization and 
Conservation Service. Testimony was heard from 
Milton J. Hertz, Administrator, Agricultural Stabili- 
zation and Conservation Service, USDA. 

TRANSPORTATION APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Trans- 
portation held a hearing on Inspector General. Tes- 
timony was heard from John W. Melchner, Inspec- 
tor General, Department of Transportation. 

REAL ESTATE AND COST VARIATION 
REPORTS 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Mili- 
tary Installations and Facilities approved 4 real estate 
and 8 cost variation reports. 

Prior to this action, the subcommittee held a hear- 
ing on these matters. Testimony was heard from 
James F. Boatright, Deputy Assistant Secretary for 
Installations, Environment and Safety, Department 
of the Air Force; Allen M. Carton, Deputy Assistant 
Chief of Engineers for Planning, Programming, and 
Congressional Affairs, Department of the Army; and 
Capt. Robert P. Dillman, Assistant Commander for 
Construction, Naval Facilities Engineering Com- 
mand. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Mili- 
tary Personnel and Compensation continued hear- 
ings on the manpower portions of the fiscal year 
1988 defense authorization request. Testimony was 
heard from Dennis Shaw, Principal Deputy Assistant 
Secretary, Reserve Affairs, Department of Defense; 
Brig. Gen. Richard Dean, Acting Director, Army 
National Guard; Maj. Gen. William F. Ward, Chief, 
Army Reserve; Vice Adm. Cecil Kempf, Chief, 
Naval Reserve; Maj. Gen. John J. Sallesses, Chief, 
Marine Corps Reserve; Maj. Gen. John B. Conaway, 
Director, Air National Guard; Maj. Gen. Roger 
Scheer, Chief, Air Force Reserve; and Rear Adm. 
Alan Breed, Chief, Coast Guard Reserve. 
Hearings continue March 3. 

AIR FORCE B-1B PROGRAMS 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Pro- 
curement and Military Nuclear Systems and the 
Subcommittee on Research and Development con- 
tinued joint hearings to review the Air Force B-lB 
programs. Testimony was heard from the following 



officials of the Department of the Air Force: Lt. 
Gen. Bernard Randolph, Deputy Chief of Staff, Re- 
search, Development and Acquisition; and Lt. Gen. 
William Thurman, Commander, Aeronautical Sys- 
tems Division. 

Hearings continue March 4. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Pro- 
curement and Military Nuclear Systems met in exec- 
utive session to continue hearings on fiscal years 
1988-1989 Department of Energy defense programs 
authorization request. Testimony was heard from 
Adm. Kinnaird R. McKee, Deputy Assistant Secre- 
tary for Naval Reactors, Department of Energy, and 
Director, Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program, 
Naval Sea Systems Command. 
Hearings continue March 3. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Readi- 
ness continued hearings on operation and mainte- 
nance portion of the fiscal year 1988/1989 defense 
authorization request. Testimony was heard from 
Brig. Gen. Richard D. Dean, Acting Director, 
Army National Guard and Maj. Gen. William F. 
Ward, Chief, Army Reserve, Department of the 
Army. 

Hearings continue March 4. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Re- 
search and Development met in executive session to 
continue hearings on the RDT&E portion of the 
fiscal year 1988 defense authorization request. Testi- 
mony was heard from Col. Keith Glenn, USAF, 
Special Assistant to the Deputy Under Secretary for 
Acquisition, Department of Defense. 
Hearings continue March 4. 

SEMI-ANNUAL REPORT ON MONETARY 
POLICY 

Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs: Sub- 
committee on Domestic Monetary Policy held a 
hearing on semi-annual report to the Congress on 
monetary policy. Testimony was heard from Paul A. 
Volcker, Chairman, Board of Governors, Federal 
Reserve System. 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs: Sub- 
committee on International Finance, Trade and 
Monetary met for organizational purposes. 

MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES 

Committee on Education and Labor: Subcommittee on 
Elementary, Secondary and Vocational Education 
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Improvement Act of 1987; H.R. 950; to reauthorize 
programs of Federal financial assistance to meet the 
special educational needs of educationally deprived 
children (and other bills dealing with the reauthor- 
ization of Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation 
and Improvement Act). Testimony was heard from 
public witnesses. 

URGENT RELIEF FOR THE HOMELESS 
ACT; NATIONAL APPLIANCE AND 
ENERGY CONSERVATION; BUDGET 
REPORT 

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Ordered reported 
amended the following bills: H.R. 558, Urgent 
Relief for the Homeless Act; and H.R. 87, National 
Appliance and Energy Conservation Act of 1987. 

The committee also approved recommendations 
for the February Report to the Committee on the 
Budget. 

COMPETITIVENESS INITIATIVE; FOREIGN 
POLICY EXPORT CONTROLS 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Held a hearing on the 
President's competitiveness initiative and the De- 
partment of Commerce's annual report on foreign 
policy export controls. Testimony was heard from 
Malcolm Baldrige, Secretary of Commerce. 

ABM TREATY INTERPRETATION DISPUTE 
AND SDI 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Arms 
Control and International Security and Science held 
a hearing on ABM treaty interpretation dispute and 
SDI. Testimony was heard from Representatives 
AuCoin and Dicks; and a public witness. 

DEPARTMENT OF STATE 
AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Inter- 
national Operations held a hearing on fiscal year 
1988-1989 Department of State authorization. Testi- 
mony was heard from Ronald I. Spiers, Under Sec- 
retary for Management, Department of State. 
Hearings continue March 5. 

COMPUTER SECURITY ACT 

Committee on Government Operations: Subcommittee on 
Legislation and National Security continued hear- 
ings on H.R. 145, Computer Security Act of 1987. 
Testimony was heard from Clarence J. Brown, 
Deputy Secretary, Department of Commerce; Fred- 
erick Weingarten, Program Manager, Communica- 
tion and Information Technologies Program, Office 
of Technology Assessment; Donald C. Latham, As- 
sistant Secretary, Command, Control, Communica- 
tions, and Intelligence, Department of Defense; Lt. 
Gen. William E. Odom, Director, NSA; and public 
witnesses. 

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COMMITTEE FUNDING 

Committee on House Administration: Subcommittee on 
Accounts met and considered funding resolutions 
for the following committees: Science, Space and 
Technology; Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs; 
Merchant Marine and Fisheries; Veterans' Affairs; 
Post Office and Civil Service; and Interior and Insu- 
lar Affairs. 

OVERSIGHT 

Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs: Subcommit- 
tee on Insular and International Affairs held an 
oversight hearing on 1988 budget requests for the 
U.S. territories, commonwealths, freely associated 
states and the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands. 
Testimony was heard from Richard T. Montoya, As- 
sistant Secretary for Territories and International Af- 
fairs, Department of the Interior; Alexander A. Far- 
relly, Governor, Virgin Islands; A. P. Lutali, Gover- 
nor, American Samoa; Joseph P. Ada, Governor, 
Guam; Pedro Tenorio, Governor, Northern Mari- 
ana Islands, and Wilfred Kendall, Representative to 
the United States from the Marshall Islands. 

WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH 
ACTIVITIES AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs: Subcommit- 
tee on Water and Power Resources held a hearing 
on H.R. 791, to authorize the water resources re- 
search activities of the United States Geological 
Survey. Testimony was heard from Representative 
Gejdenson; Dallas Peck, Director, U.S. Geological 
Survey, Department of the Interior; and public wit- 
nesses. 

OVERSIGHT 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Adminis- 
trative Law and Government Relations held an 
oversight hearing on the Civil Division of the De- 
partment of Justice and the Foreign Claims Settle- 
ment Commission. Testimony was heard from the 
following officials of the Department of Justice: 
Richard K. Willard, Assistant Attorney General, 
Civil Division; and Bohdan A. Futey, Chairman, 
Foreign Claims Settlement Commission. 

OVERSIGHT 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Civil and 
Constitutional Rights held an oversight hearing on 
the authorization request for the Civil Rights Divi- 
sion of the Department of Justice, fiscal year 1988. 
Testimony was heard from William Bradford Reyn- 
olds, Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Divi- 
sion, Department of Justice. 
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OVERSIGHT 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Monopo- 
lies and Commercial Law held an oversight hearing 
on the Anti-Trust Division of the Department of 
Justice. Testimony was heard from public witnesses. 

U.S. COAST GUARD BUDGET REQUEST 

Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries: Subcom- 
mittee on Coast Guard and Navigation held a hear- 
ing to review the Administration's fiscal year 1988 
budget request for the United States Coast Guard. 
Testimony was heard from Adm. Paul A. Yost, 
Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard. 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on Public Works and Transportation: Sub- 
committee on Investigations and Oversight met for 
organizational purposes. 

"CHALLENGER" ACCIDENT 

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Held a 
hearing on NASA's response on the Challenger acci- 
dent. Testimony was heard from the following offi- 
cials of NASA: James C. Fletcher, Administrator; 
and Adm. Richard H. Truly, Associate Administra- 
tor for Space Flight. 

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 
AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcom- 
mittee on Energy Research and Development con- 
tinued hearings on Department of Energy fiscal year 
1988 authorization. Testimony was heard from J. 
Allen Wampler, Assistant Secretary, Fossil Energy, 
Department of Energy. 

Hearings continue March 4. 

COMPUTER SECURITY ACT 

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcom- 
mittee on Transportation, Aviation and Materials 
and the Subcommittee on Science, Research and 
Technology held a joint hearing on H.R. 145, Com- 
puter Security Act of 1987. Testimony was heard 
from James H. Burrows, Director, Institute for 
Computer Science and Technology, National 
Bureau of Standards, Department of Commerce; Lt. 
Gen. William E. Odom, Director, NSA: Donald C. 
Latham, Chairman, National Telecommunications 
and Information Systems Security Committee, Assist- 
ant Secretary, Command, Control, Communications 
and Intelligence, Department of Defense; and 
public witnesses. 

SBA BUDGET REQUEST 

Committee on Small Business: Held a hearing on fiscal 
year 1988 budget request for the SBA. Testimony 
was heard from Charles Heatherly, Acting Adminis- 
trator, SBA. 

Hearings continue March 4. 



MAKE PERMANENT THE NEW GI BILL 

Committee on Veterans ' Affairs: Subcommittee on Edu- 
cation, Training and Employment approved for full 
committee action H.R. 1085, to amend title 38, 
United States Code, to make permanent the new GI 
bill educational assistance programs established by 
chapter 30 of such title. 

MEDICARE HOSPITAL DRG MARGINS 

Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on 
Health held a hearing on the issue of Medicare hos- 
pital diagnosis related group margins. Testimony 
was heard from Nancy Gordon, Assistant Director, 
Human Resources and Community Development, 
CBO; Larry Simmons, Deputy Assistant Inspector 
General for Auditing, Department of Health and 
Human Services; Eleanor Chelimskey, Director, 
Program Evaluation and Methodology Division, 
GAO; and public witnesses. 

COMPREHENSIVE TRADE LEGISLATION 

Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on 
Trade to continue hearings on comprehensive trade 
legislation, including H.R. 3, Trade and Internation- 
al Economic Policy Reform Act of 1987, and other 
proposals to enhance U.S. trade competitiveness and 
to reform the trade laws. Testimony was heard from 
Representative Armey; departmental and public wit- 
nesses. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

NATIONAL FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE 
PROGRAM BUDGET 

Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: Subcommit- 
tee on Program and Budget Authorization met in 
executive session to continue hearings on National 
Foreign Intelligence Program Budget for fiscal year 
1988. Testimony was heard from departmental wit- 
nesses. 

Hearings continue March 3. 

U.S. RESPONSE TO AFRICA CRISIS 

Select Committee on Hunger: Held a hearing on U.S. 
response to Africa crisis. Testimony was heard from 
M. Peter McPherson, Administrator, AID. 
Hearings continue March 4. 

OVERSIGHT 

Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control: Held 
an oversight hearing on the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 
1986. Testimony was heard from John Walters, Spe- 
cial Assistant to the Secretary, Department of Educa- 
tion; and public witnesses. 
Hearings continue March 4. 

COMMITTEE BUSINESS 

Select Committee to Investigate Covert Arms Transactions 
with Iran: Met in executive session and authorized 



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application for immunity for certain persons, and 
discussed Justice Department-Committee relations 
and the Tower Commission Report. 



Joint Meeting 



FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAY 
AUTHORIZATIONS 

Conferees continued to resolve the differences be- 
tween the Senate- and House-passed versions of 
H.R. 2, to authorize funds for construction of high- 
ways, for highway safety programs, for mass trans- 
portation programs, and to expand and improve the 
relocation assistance program, but did not complete 
action thereon, and will meet again on Wednesday, 
March 4. 

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Friday, February 27, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

Adjournment: Senate convened at 10 a.m., in pro 
forma session, and adjourned at 10:03 a.m., until 4 
p.m., on Tuesday, March 3, 1987. 

Committee Meetings 

APPROPRIATIONS— CONSUMER 
PROGRAMS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on HUD- 
Independent Agencies held hearings on proposed 
budget estimates for fiscal year 1988, receiving testi- 
mony in behalf of their respective activities from 
Terrence Scanlon, Chairman, Consumer Product 
Safety Commission; Virginia H. Knauer, Special Ad- 
viser to the President, Office of Consumer Affairs; 
and Teresa Nasif, Director, Consumer Information 
Center. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Friday, March 
6. 

U.S. TRADE/ITC BUDGETS 

Committee on Finance: Subcommittee on International 
Trade held hearings on the President's proposed 
budget requests for fiscal year 1988 for the Office of 
the U.S. Trade Representative and the U.S. Interna- 
tional Trade Commission, receiving testimony from 
M. Alan Woods, Deputy U.S. Trade Representative; 
Susan Liebeler, Chairwoman, U.S. International 
Trade Commission; and William K. Krist, American 
Electrical Association, Fairfax, Virginia. 
Hearings were recessed subject to call. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

The House was not in session today. Its next 
meeting will be held at noon on Monday, March 2. 

Committee Meetings 

RURAL DEVELOPMENT, AGRICULTURE 
AND RELATED AGENCIES 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Rural 
Development, Agriculture and Related Agencies 
held an Inspector General Overview, and Office of 
the General Counsel. Testimony was heard from the 
following officials of the USDA: Robert W. Beuley, 
Inspector General; and Christopher Hicks, General 
Counsel. 

NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE CORPS 
REAUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on 
Health and the Environment held a hearing on the 
reauthorization of the National Health Service 
Corps scholarship and field programs. Testimony 
was heard from Dr. David Sundwall, Administrator, 
Health Resources and Services Administration, De- 
partment of Health and Human Services; and public 
witnesses. 

COMPREHENSIVE TRADE LEGISLATION 

Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on 
Trade concluded hearings on comprehensive trade 
legislation, including H.R. 3, Trade and Internation- 
al Economic Policy Reform Act of 1987, and other 
proposals to enhance U.S. trade competitiveness and 
to reform the trade laws. Testimony was heard from 
Representatives Kaptur and Konnyu; and public wit- 
nesses. 

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Monday, March 2, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

Routine Proceedings 

Senate was not in session today. It will next meet 
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Committee Meetings 

APPROPRIATIONS— AGRICULTURE 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Agri- 
culture, Rural Development, and Related Agencies 
held hearings on proposed budget estimates for 
fiscal year 1988 for the Department of Agriculture, 
receiving testimony in behalf of funds for their re- 
spective activities from Kenneth Gilles, Assistant 
Secretary for Marketing and Inspection Services, 
Bert W. Hawkins, Administrator, Animal and Plant 
Health Inspection Service, Randall E. Torgerson, 
Administrator, Agricultural Cooperative Service, 
B.H. Jones, Administrator, Packers and Stockyards 
Administration, and Martin Fitzpatrick, Administra- 
tor, Office of Transportation, all of the Department 
of Agriculture. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Wednesday, 
March 4. 

APPROPRIATIONS— GENERAL 
GOVERNMENT 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Treas- 
ury, Postal Service, and General Government held 
hearings on proposed budget estimates for fiscal 
year 1988, receiving testimony in behalf of funds for 
their respective activities from Daniel R. Levinson, 
Chairman, and Mary F. Wieseman, Special Counsel, 
both of the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board; 
Jerry L. Calhoun, Chairman, Federal Labor Rela- 
tions Authority; Samuel B. Sterrett, Chief Judge, 
U.S. Tax Court; Marshall J. Breger, Chairman, Ad- 
ministration Conference of the United States; Frank 
Gearde, Jr., Chairman, Committee for Purchase 
From the Blind and Other Severely Handicapped; 
and Martin Dugan, Chairman, Advisory Committee 
on Federal Pay. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Thursday, 
March 5. 

WELFARE REFORM 

Committee on Finance: Subcommittee on Social Securi- 
ty and Family Policy resumed hearings on how to 
improve the existing family welfare system and how 
to promote the well-being of families with children, 
receiving testimony from John Bode, Assistant Sec- 
retary of Agriculture for Food and Consumer Serv- 
ices, Robert Helms, Assistant Secretary of Health 
and Human Services for Planning and Evaluation; 
Charles and Ronnie Blakeney, Berkeley Academy 
for Youth Development, Berkeley, California; 
Robert Woodson, National Center for Neighbor- 
hood Enterprise, Leslie Lenkowsky, Institute for 
Educational Affairs, Michael Novak, American En- 
terprise Institute, Jack Kammer, The National Con- 
gress for Men, and David Levy, National Council 
for Children's Rights, all of Washington, DC; Rich- 
ard Nathan, Princeton University, Princeton, New 



Jersey; Barbara Blum, Foundation for Child Devel- 
opment, New York, New York; David Ellwood, 
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 
Christopher Jencks, Northwestern University, Evans- 
ton, Illinois; and Ginnie Nuta, Parents Without 
Partners, Silver Spring, Maryland. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 16 public bills, H.R. 1324-1339; 
and 2 resolutions, H.J. Res. 164, and H. Res. 108, 
were introduced. 

Page 4449 

Bills Reported: Reports were filed as follows: 

H.R. 117, to amend the Food Stamp Act of 1977 
and the Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Act 
of 1983 to expedite and expand the provision of 
emergency food to the homeless, amended (H. 
Rept. 100-8); 

H.R. 1123, to amend the Food Security Act of 
1985 to extend the date for submitting the report re- 
quired by the National Commission on Dairy Policy 
(H. Rept. 100-9, foregoing filed on February 27); 
and 

H.R. 558, Urgent Relief for the Homeless Act 
(H. Rept. 100-10). 

Page 4449 

Late Report: Committee on Banking, Finance and 
Urban Affairs received permission to have until 
midnight tonight to file a report on H.R. 558, 
Urgent Relief for the Homeless Act. 

Page 4446 

House Recording Studio Committee: The Speak- 
er appointed as members of the Committee on the 
House Recording Studio the following Members on 
the part of the House: Representatives Rose, Swift, 
and Badham. 

Page 4446 

Coast Guard Academy: Read a letter from the 
Chairman of the Committee on Merchant Marine 
and Fisheries wherein he appoints the following 
members of the Committee on Merchant Marine 
and Fisheries to serve as members of the Board of 
Visitors to the United States Coast Guard Academy 
for the year 1987: Representatives Hutto, Hughes, 
and Davis; Jones of North Carolina, ex officio. 

Page 4446 



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Referrals: Two Senate-passed measures were re- 
ferred to the appropriate House committees. 

Page 4447 

Quorum Calls — Votes: No quorum calls or votes 

developed during the proceedings of the House 

today. 

Adjournment: Met at noon and adjourned at 12:11 

p.m. 

Committee Meetings 

DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on De- 
fense held a hearing on Operation and Mainte- 
nance — Overview, and Defense Agencies Operation 
and Maintenance. Testimony was heard from the 
following officials of the Department of Defense: 
John A. Flinn, Director for Operations, Office of 
the Assistant Secretary (Comptroller); Thomas J. 
O'Brien, Director, Defense Investigative Service; 
and Talbot Lindstrom, Deputy Director, Defense 
Technology Security Administration. 

ENERGY AND WATER DEVELOPMENT 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy 
and Water Development held a hearing on Depart- 



ment of Energy: Solar and Renewables; Fusion; and 
Environment. Testimony was heard from the follow- 
ing officials of the Department of Energy: Donna R. 
Fitzpatrick, Assistant Secretary, Conservation and 
Renewable Energy; Alvin W. Trivelpiece, Director, 
Office of Energy Research; and Mary L. Walker, As- 
sistant Secretary, Environment, Safety and Health. 

LABOR— HHS— EDUCATION 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on 
Labor — HHS — Education held a hearing on Librar- 
ies, Departmental Management, Office of Civil 
Rights, and Office of the Inspector General. Testi- 
mony was heard from the following officials of the 
Department of Education: Bruce M. Carnes, Deputy 
Under Secretary, Planning, Budget and Evaluation; 
Alicia Coro, Acting Assistant Secretary, Civil Rights; 
and James B. Thomas, Jr., Inspector General. 

OVERSIGHT 

Committee on Education and Labor: Subcommittee on 
Elementary, Secondary and Vocational Education 
held an oversight hearing on Department of Interi- 
or's BIA budget submission. Testimony was heard 
from Ross Swimmer, Assistant Secretary, Indian Af- 
fairs, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Department of the 
Interior; and a public witness. 
Hearings continue March 6. 



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Resume of Congressional Activity 

FIRST SESSION OF ONE HUNDREDTH CONGRESS 

The first table gives a comprehensive resume of all legislative business transacted by the Senate and House. 
The second table accounts for all nominations submitted to the Senate by the President for Senate confirmation. 



DATA ON LEGISLATIVE ACTIVITY 



January 6 through February 28, 1987 
Senate 



House Total 



Days in session 


22 
89 hrs., 58' 


23 
51 hrs.,43' 




Congressional Record: 

Pages of proceedings 

Extensions of Remarks 


2,654 


860 


3,514 
676 


Public bills enacted into law 

Private bills enacted into law 


1 




1 


Bills in conference 




1 




Measures passed, total 

Senate bills 

House bills 


78 
3 
2 

7 


47 

4 

2 


125 


Senate joint resolutions 


House joint resolutions 


6 


8 




Senate concurrent resolutions.. 


4 


3 




House concurrent resolutions.. 


4 


6 




Simple resolutions 

Measures reported, total 

Senate bills 


52 
*31 

5 


24 
*8 


39 


House bills 




2 




Senate joint resolutions 








House joint resolutions 


1 


2 




Senate concurrent resolutions.. 








House concurrent resolutions.. 




1 




Simple resolutions 


25 


3 




Special reports 

Conference reports 

Measures pending on calendar 

Measures introduced, total 


1 

7 
874 


1 

3 
1,649 


2,523 


Bills 


619 


1,323 




Joint resolutions ". 


73 


163 




Concurrent resolutions 


24 


56 




Simple resolutions 


158 


107 




Quorum calls 


6 


1 




Yea-and-nay votes 

Recorded votes 


29 


13 




Bills vetoed 


1 


1 
1 


1 


Vetoes overridden 


1 



* These figures include all measures reported, even if there was no 
accompanying report. A total of 4 reports have been filed in the Senate, 
a total of 9 have been filed in the House. 



DISPOSITION OF EXECUTIVE NOMINATIONS 

January 6 through February 28, 1987 
Civilian nominations, totaling 111, disposed of as follows: 

Confirmed 1 



Unconfirmed. 



110 



Civilian nomination lists, totaling 918, disposed of as follows: 

Unconfirmed 918 



Air Force nominations, totaling 5,927, disposed of as follows: 

Confirmed 5 

Unconfirmed 5,922 



Army nominations, totaling 3,168, disposed of as follows: 

Unconfirmed 3,168 



Navy nominations, totaling 2,616, disposed of as follows: 
Unconfirmed 



2,616 



Marine Corps nominations, totaling 432, disposed of as follows: 

Unconfirmed 432 



Summary 

Total nominations received 13,172 

Total confirmed 6 

Total unconfirmed 13,166 



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Tuesday, March 3, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

Routine Proceedings, pages 4478-4728 

Measures Introduced: Thirty-six bills and seven 
resolutions were introduced as follows: S. 621-656, 
SJ. Res. 74-76, S. Con. Res. 25-26, and S. Res. 
158-159. 

Page 4586 

Measures Reported: Reports were made as follows: 

Reported on Friday, February 27, during the ad- 
journment: 

S. Res. 158, expressing the Senate's commitment 
to the Threshold Test Ban Treaty and the Peaceful 
Nuclear Explosions Treaty with effective verifica- 
tion. 

Special report entitled "Developments in Aging — 
1986, Special Committee on Aging." (S. Rept. No. 
100-9) 

Special report entitled "Report on Legislative Ac- 
tivities of the Committee on Commerce, Science, 
and Transportation." (S. Rept. No. 100-10) 

Page 4586 

Measures Passed: 

Asbestos School Hazard Abatement: Senate passed 
HJ. Res. 153, to provide for timely issuance of 
grants and loans by the Environmental Protection 
Agency under the Asbestos School Hazard Abate- 
ment Act of 1985, to ensure that eligible local educa- 
tional agencies can complete asbestos abatement 
work in school buildings during the 1987 summer 
school recess. 

Page 4570 

Garn-St Germain Depository Institutions Act: 
The Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban 
Affairs was discharged from the further consider- 
ation of H.R. 431, to extend until February 1, 1988, 
the emergency acquisition and net worth guarantee 
provisions of the Garn-St Germain Depository Insti- 
tutions Act of 1982, and the bill was then passed, 
after agreeing to an amendment, as follows: 

Byrd (for Metzenbaum) Amendment No. 33, to 
strike the extension of the net worth certificate pro- 
gram. 

Page 4572 

Extension of Office of Classified National Security 
Information: Senate passed S. 632, to amend the 
Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1979, as re- 
enacted, to extend the duration of the Office of 
Classified National Security Information within the 
Office of the Secretary of the Senate. 

Page 4573 



Authority for Committees: All committees were 
authorized to file reports on Wednesday, March 4, 
and Thursday, March 5, during the adjournment of 
the Senate, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. 

Page 4678 

Appointments: 

Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission: The Presid- 
ing Officer, on behalf of the President pro tempore, 
pursuant to Public Law 94-118, reappointed Senator 
Matsunaga to the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commis- 
sion. 

Page 4678 

Commission for the Study of International Migra- 
tion and Cooperative Economic Development: The 
Presiding Officer, on behalf of the Majority Leader, 
pursuant to Public Law 99-603, announced the ap- 
pointment of Representative John W. Bryant, of 
Texas, Mr. Dale deHaan, of New York, and Sena- 
tor Art Torres, California State Senate, to the Com- 
mission for the Study of International Migration and 
Cooperative Economic Development. 

Page 4678 

Advisory Commission on Student Financial As- 
sistance: The Presiding Officer, on behalf of the 
President pro tempore, pursuant to Public Law 
99-498, appointed Dr. Raymond M. Burse, of Ken- 
tucky, and Dr. Jim Flippin, of Mississippi, to the Ad- 
visory Commission on Student Financial Assistance. 

Page 4678 

Executive Reports: The following executive re- 
ports of committees were received on Friday, Febru- 
ary 27, during the adjournment: 

Ex. N, 94-2, Treaties between the United States 
and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on (1) 
the Limitation of Underground Weapon Tests, and 
the protocol thereto, signed in Moscow, on July 3, 
1974, and (2) Underground Nuclear Explosions for 
Peaceful Purposes, and the protocol thereto, signed 
in Washington and Moscow, on May 28, 1976. (Ex. 
Rept. No. 100-1) 

Page 4586 

Messages From the President: Senate received the 
following message from the President of the United 
States: 

Received on March 2, during the adjournment: 

(1) Submitting the annual report on the activities 
of United States Government departments and agen- 
cies during calendar year 1987 related to the preven- 
tion of nuclear proliferation; which was transmitted 
to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (PM-23) 

Received today: 

(2) Transmitting a draft of proposed legislation 
for assistance to the Central American democracies; 






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which was referred to the Committee on Appropria- 
tions. (PM-24) 

Page 4584 

Messages From the President: Page 4584 

Messages From the House: Poge 4585 

Measures Referred: Page 4586 

Executive Reports: Page 4586 

Statements on Introduced Bills: Page 4588 

Additional Cosponsors: Page 4633 

Amendments Submitted: Page 4638 

Notices of Hearings: Page 4638 

Committee Authority To Meet: Page 4638 

Additional Statements: Page 4639 

Adjournment: Senate convened at 4 p.m., and ad- 
journed at 6:09 p.m., until 10 a.m., on Friday, March 
6, 1987. (For Senate program, see the remarks of 
Senator Byrd in today's Record on page 4679.) 

Committee Meetings 

APPROPRIATIONS— CORPS OF ENGINEERS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy 
and Water Development resumed hearings on pro- 
posed budget estimates for fiscal year 1988, receiv- 
ing testimony in behalf of funds for Army Corps of 
Engineers projects from Maj. Gen. Thomas Sands, 
Division Engineer, Lower Mississippi Valley Divi- 
sion, and President, Mississippi River Commission; 
and Col. Thomas A. Rehen, Division Engineer, 
New England Division, both of the Army Corps of 
Engineers. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Thursday, 
March 5. 

APPROPRIATIONS— AGENCIES 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on the In- 
terior and Related Agencies held hearings on pro- 
posed budget estimates for fiscal year 1988, receiv- 
ing testimony in behalf of funds for their respective 
activities from J. Carter Brown, Director, National 
Gallery of Art; J. Carter Brown, Chairman, Commis- 
sion on Fine Arts; Henry A. Berliner, Jr., Chairman, 
Pennsylvania Avenue Development Corporation; 
and Cynthia Grassby Baker, Chairman, Advisory 
Council on Historic Preservation. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Tuesday, March 
10. 

APPROPRIATIONS— DEPARTMENT OF 
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES/ 
RELATED AGENCIES 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Labor, 
Health and Human Services, Education, and Relat- 
ed Agencies held hearings on proposed budget esti- 
mates for fiscal year 1988, receiving testimony in 



behalf of funds for their respective activities from 
Jean K. Elder, Assistant Secretary-Designate for 
Human Development Services, and William L. 
Roper, Administrator, Health Care Financing Ad- 
ministration, both of the Department of Health and 
Human Services; Donna M. Alvarado, ACTION; 
William Lee Hanley, Jr., Chairman, Board of Direc- 
tors, and Donald E. Ledwig, Acting President and 
Vice President and Treasurer, both of the Corpora- 
tion for Public Broadcasting; Robert A. Gielow, 
Chairman, and William J. Doyle III, Inspector Gen- 
eral, both of the Railroad Retirement Board; Kay 
McMurray, Director, Federal Mediation and Concil- 
iation Service; Charles L. Woods, Chairman, Nation- 
al Mediation Board; Philip R. Lee, Chairman, Physi- 
cian Payment Review Commission; Patricia L. Jo- 
hanson, Staff Director, Commission on Education of 
the Deaf; Kenneth Y. Tomlinson, Chairman, and 
Bessie B. Moore, Vice Chairman, both of the Na- 
tional Commission on Libraries and Information Sci- 
ence; Sandra S. Parrino, Chairperson, National 
Council on the Handicapped; Donald L. Dotson, 
Chairman, National Labor Relations Board; E. Ross 
Buckley, Chairman, Occupational Safety and Health 
Review Commission; Ford B. Ford, Chairman, Fed- 
eral Mine Safety and Health Review Commission; 
John N. Moore, Chairman of the Board, and Robert 
F. Turner, President, both of the U.S. Institute of 
Peace; and Lt. Gen. George H. McKee, Governor, 
Soldiers' and Airmen's Home. 

Subcommittee will meet again tomorrow. 

SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS- 
DEFENSE 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Mili- 
tary Construction held hearings on proposed supple- 
mental appropriations for the fiscal year ending Sep- 
tember 30, 1987 for the Department of Defense to 
initiate construction of chemical munitions disposal 
facilities, receiving testimony from Senator Ford; 
Representative Bentley; Robert B. Barker, Assistant 
to the Secretary of Defense for Atomic Energy; 
James R. Ambrose, Under Secretary of the Army; 
Brig. Gen. David Nydam, Program Manager, 
Chemical Munitions, U.S. Army Chemical Research 
and Development Center, Aberdeen, Maryland; 
Tom J. Brew, Associate Director, National Security 
and International Affairs Division, General Account- 
ing Office; Kentucky Attorney General David L. 
Armstrong, Frankfort; David Leland, Ohio Depart- 
ment of Transportation, Columbus; and Katherine 
Flood, Concerned Citizens of Madison County, Ken- 
tucky, Richmond. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Wednesday, 
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AUTHORIZATIONS— DEFENSE 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Man- 
power and Personnel held hearings on proposed 
legislation authorizing funds for fiscal years 1988 and 
1989 for the Department of Defense, receiving testi- 
mony in behalf of funds for manpower needs for the 
Total Force from Chapman B. Cox, Assistant Secre- 
tary of Defense for Force Management and Person- 
nel; Lt. Gen. Robert M. Elton, USA, Deputy Chief 
of Army Staff for Personnel; Vice Adm. Dudley L. 
Carlson, USN, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, 
Manpower, Personnel and Training; Lt. Gen. 
Thomas J. Hickey, USAF, Deputy Chief of Air 
Force Staff for Personnel; Lt. Gen. E.C. Cheatam, 
USMC, Deputy Chief of Marine Corps Staff for 
Manpower; Dennis R. Shaw, Principal Deputy As- 
sistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs; Lt. 
Gen. Herbert R. Temple, Jr., Chief, and Brig. Gen. 
Richard Dean, Acting Director, both of the Nation- 
al Guard Bureau; Maj. Gen. William F. Ward, Jr., 
USAR, Chief, Office of Reserve; Vice Adm. Cecil 
Kemp, USN, Director of Naval Reserve; Maj. Gen. 
John B. Conaway, ANG, Director, Air National 
Guard; Maj. Gen. Roger Scheer, USAFR, Chief of 
Air Force Reserve; Maj. Gen. John Sallesse, USMC, 
Deputy Chief of Marine Corps Staff for Reserve Af- 
fairs; and Rear Adm. Alan D. Breed, USCG, Chief, 
Office of Readiness and Reserve. 

Subcommittee recessed subject to call. 



FBI BUDGET 

Committee on the Judiciary: Committee resumed hear- 
ings on the President's proposed budget request for 
fiscal year 1988 for the Department of Justice, re- 
ceiving testimony on behalf of funds for the Federal 
Bureau of Investigation from William H. Webster, 
Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 



SEMICONDUCTOR INDUSTRY 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Technol- 
ogy and the Law concluded hearings on S. 442, to 
enable the Secretary of Commerce to grant certain 
nations additional time to finalize the mechanisms 
through which they protect semiconductor chip de- 
signs, after receiving testimony from Norman R. 
Augustine, Martin Marietta Corporation, Bethesda, 
Maryland; Robert Noyce, Intel Corporation, Sunny- 
vale, California; and Jonathan E. Cornell, Harris 
Corporation, Melbourne, Florida. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 45 public bills, H.R. 1340-1384; 6 
private bills, H.R. 1385-1390; and 4 resolutions, H.J. 
Res. 165, and H. Con. Res. 57-59, were introduced. 

Pag* 4548 

Bill Reported: One report was filed as follows: 
H.R. 87, to amend the Energy Policy and Conserva- 
tion Act with respect to energy conservation stand- 
ards for appliances, amended (H. Rept. 100-11). 

Page 4548 

Journal: By a yea-and-nay vote of 284 yeas to 65 
nays with 7 voting "present," Roll No. 15, the 
House approved the Journal of Monday, March 2. 

Page 4478 

House Page Board: The Minority Leader appointed 
Representative Emerson as a member of the Page 
Board of the House of Representatives. 

Page 4481 

Presidential Message — Nuclear Nonproliferation: 

Read a message from the President wherein he 
transmits his report on the 1986 activities of Govern- 
ment departments and agencies related to the pre- 
vention of nuclear proliferation — referred to the 
Committee on Foreign Affairs. 

Page 4482 

Suspensions: House voted to suspend the rules and 
pass the following measures: 

VA health care: H. Con. Res. 27, expressing the 
opposition of Congress to proposals in the Budget 
to reduce the capacity of the Veterans' Administra- 
tion to provide health care to eligible veterans; 

Page 4482 

Dairy policy report extension: H.R. 1123, to amend 
the Food Security Act of 1985 to extend the date for 
submitting the report required by the National 
Commission on Dairy Policy; 

Page 4488 

Postal Service employees appeal rights: H.R. 348, to 
amend title 39, United States Code, to extend to 
certain officers and employees of the United States 
Postal Service the same procedural and appeal rights 
with respect to certain adverse personnel actions as 
are afforded under title 5, United States Code, to 
Federal employees in the competitive service; and 

Page 4489 

Appliance energy conservation: H.R. 87, amended, to 
amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act with 
respect to energy conservation standards for appli- 
ances. Subsequently, this passage was vacated and S. 
83, a similar Senate-passed bill, was passed in lieu — 
clearing the measure for the President. 

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Homeless Relief Amendment: Committee on 
Rules received permission to have until 5 p.m. today 
to submit an amendment for printing in the Con- 
gressional Record relating to H.R. 558, Urgent 
Relief for the Homeless Act. 

Page 4514 

Women's History Month: House passed and 
cleared for the President SJ. Res. 20, to designate 
the month of March 1987, as "Women's History 
Month." 

Page 4514 

Amendments Ordered Printed: Amendments or- 
dered printed pursuant to the rule appear on page 
4552. 

Quorum Calls — Votes: One yea-and-nay vote de- 
veloped during the proceedings of the House today 
and appears on page 4478. There were no quorum 
calls. 

Adjournment: Met at noon and adjourned at 5:53 
p.m. 

Committee Meetings 

MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES 

Committee on Agriculture: Subcommittee on Forests, 
Family Farms and Energy held a hearing on the fol- 
lowing bills: H.R. 1004, to direct the Secretary of 
Agriculture to convey certain National Forest 
System lands to Unicoi County, TN; and H.R. 1205, 
to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to release a re- 
versionary interest of the United States in certain 
land located in Putnam County, FL, and to direct 
the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain min- 
eral interest of the United States in such land to the 
State of Florida. Testimony was heard from Repre- 
sentative Quillen; and George Leonard, Associate 
Chief, Forest Service (USDA.) 

COMMERCE, JUSTICE, STATE AND 
JUDICIARY APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Com- 
merce, Justice, State and Judiciary held a hearing on 
Commission on Civil Rights, Economic Develop- 
ment Administration, and Department of Commerce 
1987 Supplemental. Testimony was heard from 
Clarence M. Pendleton, Jr., Chairman, Commission 
on Civil Rights, and the following officials of the 
Department of Commerce: Orson G. Swindel III, 
Assistant Secretary, Economic Development; and 
Katherine M. Bulow, Assistant Secretary for Admin- 
istration. 

DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on De- 
fense held a hearing on Air Force Operation and 
Maintenance and on Medical Programs. Testimony 
was heard from the following officials of the De- 



partment of Defense: Brig. Gen. Robert F. Swarts, 
USAF, Deputy Director of Budget (Operations); 
Dr. William Mayer, Assistant Secretary of Defense 
(Health Affairs); and Service Surgeons General. 

ENERGY AND WATER DEVELOPMENT 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy 
and Water Development held a hearing on Depart- 
ment of Energy Nuclear Fission, and Commercial 
Waste Management. Testimony was heard from the 
following officials of the Department of Energy: A. 
David Rossin, Assistant Secretary for Nuclear 
Energy; and Ben C. Rusche, Director, Office of Ci- 
vilian Radioactive Waste Management. 

FOREIGN ASSISTANCE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on For- 
eign Assistance held a hearing on Overview Panel 
and Foreign Assistance. Testimony was heard from 
public witnesses. 

HUD— INDEPENDENT AGENCIES 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on 
HUD — Independent Agencies held a hearing on the 
NSF. Testimony was heard from Erich Block, Direc- 
tor, NSF. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

INTERIOR APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Interi- 
or held a hearing on Energy Information Adminis- 
tration, Economic Regulatory Administration, Office 
of Hearings and Appeals, and Emergency Prepared- 
ness. Testimony was heard from the following offi- 
cials of the Department of Energy: Helmut A. 
Merklein, Administrator, Energy and Information 
Administration; Marshall A. Staunton, Administra- 
tor, Economic Regulatory Administration; George 
B. Breznay, Director, Office of Hearings and Ap- 
peals; and David Waller, Assistant Secretary, Inter- 
national Affairs and Energy Emergency Prepared- 
ness. 

LABOR— HHS— EDUCATION 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on 
Labor — HHS — Education held a hearing on Ameri- 
can Printing House for the Blind, National Techni- 
cal Institute for the Deaf, Gallaudet University, and 
Howard University. Testimony was heard from the 
following officials of the Department of Education: 
Carson Y. Nolan, President, American Printing 
House for the Blind; William E. Castle, Director, 
National Technical Institute for the Deaf; Jerry C. 
Lee, President, Gallaudet University; and James E. 
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MILITARY CONSTRUCTION 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Mili- 
tary Construction held a hearing on fiscal year 
1988-1989 Military Construction Overview. Testimo- 
ny was heard from the following officials of the De- 
partment of Defense: Robert A. Stone, Deputy As- 
sistant Secretary (Installations), Assistant Secretary 
(Acquisition and Logistics); Maj. Gen. Robert J. 
Dacey, USA, Assistant Chief of Engineers; Rear 
Adm. John P. Jones, Jr., USN, Commander, Naval 
Facilities Engineering Command; and Maj. Gen. 
George E. Ellis, USAF, Director, Engineering and 
Services, Headquarters, USAF. 

RURAL DEVELOPMENT, AGRICULTURE 
AND RELATED AGENCIES 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Rural 
Development, Agriculture and Related Agencies 
held a hearing on Economic Research Service, Na- 
tional Agriculture Statistics Service, and World Ag- 
ricultural Outlook Board. Testimony was heard 
from the following officials of the USD A: Ewen 
Wilson, Acting Assistant Secretary, Office of Eco- 
nomics; John E. Lee, Jr., Administrator, Economic 
Research Service; William E. Kibler, Administrator, 
National Agricultural Statistics Service; and James 
R. Donald, Chairperson, World Agricultural Out- 
look Board. 

TRANSPORTATION APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Trans- 
portation held a hearing on Coast Guard. Testimony 
was heard from Adm. Paul A. Yost, Commandant, 
U.S. Coast Guard. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

TREASURY— POSTAL SERVICE— GENERAL 
GOVERNMENT APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Treas- 
ury — Postal Service — General Government held a 
hearing on GSA. Testimony was heard from Wil- 
liam Early, Acting Comptroller and other officials of 
the GSA. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Mili- 
tary Personnel and Compensation continued hear- 
ings on the manpower portions of the fiscal year 
1988-1989 defense authorization request. Testimony 
was heard from the following officials of the De- 
partment of Defense: Lt. Gen. Robert M. Elton, 
Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel, Department of 
the Army; VAdm. Dudley L. Carlson, Chief of 
Naval Personnel, Department of the Navy; Lt. Gen. 
Thomas J. Hickey, Deputy Chief of Staff for Person- 
nel, Department of the Air Force; and Lt. Gen. 



Ernest C. Cheatham, Deputy Chief of Staff for Man- 
power, USMC; and John Vogel, Chief Benefits Di- 
rector, VA. 

Hearings continue March 5. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Pro- 
curement and Military Nuclear Systems met in exec- 
utive session to continue hearings on the procure- 
ment portion of the fiscal year 1988-1989 defense au- 
thorization request. Testimony was heard from the 
following officials of the Department of Defense: 
Donald C. Latham, Assistant Secretary, Command, 
Control, Communications and Intelligence; Maj. 
Gen. W.C. Moore, Director, Operations, Readiness 
and Mobilization, Office of the Deputy Chief of 
Staff for Operations and Plans; Capt. Theodore E. 
Grabowsky, Special Warfare Branch, Office of the 
Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Surface War- 
fare), Department of the Navy; and Brig. Gen. 
James W. Evatt, Director, Space Programs, Office of 
the Deputy Chief of Staff, Research, Development 
and Acquisition, Department of the Air Force. 
Hearings continue March 5. 

NAVY'S SUPPLY SYSTEM 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Sea- 
power and Strategic and Critical Materials held a 
hearing on the Navy's supply system. Testimony 
was heard from Representatives Bates; and VAdm. 
Thomas J. Hughes, Deputy Chief of Naval Oper- 
ations (Logistics), Department of the Navy. 

FEDERAL SAVINGS AND LOAN 
INSURANCE CORPORATION 
RECAPITALIZATION ACT 

Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs: Sub- 
committee on Financial Institutions, Supervision, 
Regulation and Insurance continued hearings on 
H.R. 27, Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corpo- 
ration Recapitalization Act of 1987. Testimony was 
heard from Frederick D. Wolf, Director, Account- 
ing and Financial Management Division, GAO; 
from the following officials of the Federal Home 
Loan Bank Board of Dallas, Dallas/Fort Worth, 
Texas: Roy G. Green, President; and H. Joe Selby, 
Director, Regulatory Affairs, Supervisory Agent; 
and public witnesses. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

THIRD WORLD DEBT 

Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs: Sub- 
committee on International Development Institu- 
tions and Finance held a hearing on Third World 
Debt. Testimony was heard from Senator Bradley; 
David Mulford, Assistant Secretary, International 
Affairs, Department of the Treasury; and public wit- 
nesses. 




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Hearings continue tomorrow. 

EXCHANGE RATES, THIRD WORLD DEBT 
CRISIS AND THE TRADE DEFICIT 

Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs: Sub- 
committee on International Finance, Trade and 
Monetary Policy held a hearing on Exchange Rates, 
Third World Debt and the Trade Deficit, including 
H.R. 3, Trade and International Economic Policy 
Reform Act of 1987. Testimony was heard from 
public witnesses. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES 

Committee on Education and Labor: Subcommitee on 
Elementary, Secondary and Vocational Education 
continued hearings on the following bills: H.R. 5, 
School Improvement Act of 1987; and H.R. 950, to 
reauthorize programs of Federal financial assistance 
to meet the special educational needs of educational- 
ly deprived children. Testimony was heard from 
William Gainer, Human Resources Division, GAO; 
William Dallam, Chief, Division of Federal Pro- 
grams, Department of Education, State of Pennsyl- 
vania; and a public witness. 
Hearings continue March 5. 

OVERSIGHT 

Committee on Education and Labor: Subcommittee on 
Postsecondary Education held an oversight hearing 
on the problem of "brittle books" in our Nation's 
libraries. Testimony was heard from Lynne Cheney, 
Chairperson, National Endowment for the Human- 
ities; Daniel J. Boorstin; and public witnesses. 

COMPETITIVENESS AND TRADE 

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on 
Commerce, Consumer Protection and Competitive- 
ness continued hearings on competitiveness and 
trade. Testimony was heard from Bruce Smart, 
Under Secretary for International Trade, Depart- 
ment of Commerce; and public witnesses. 
Hearings continue March 5. 

FOREIGN ASSISTANCE LEGISLATION 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Arms 
Control, International Security and Science held a 
hearing on foreign assistance legislation for fiscal 
year 1988-1989. Testimony was heard from Edward 
J. Derwinski, Under Secretary for Security Assist- 
ance, Science and Technology (Designate), Depart- 
ment of State; and Lt. Gen. Philip C. Gast, Director, 
Defense Security Assistance Agency, Department of 
Defense. 

ASIAN DRUG TRAFFICKING 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Asian 
and Pacific Affairs held a hearing on Asian drug 
trafficking. Testimony was heard from the following 



officials of the Department of State: Ann Wrobleski, 
Assistant Secretary, International Narcotics Matters; 
and Robert Peck, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Near 
Eastern and South Asian Affairs; James Norris, 
Deputy Administrator for Asia, AID; and John 
Lawn, Administrator, Drug Enforcement Adminis- 
tration, Department of Justice. 

FOREIGN ASSISTANCE REQUEST 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on 
Europe and the Middle East held a hearing on fiscal 
year 1988 foreign assistance requests for Greece, 
Turkey, Cyprus, and Northern Ireland and Ireland. 
Testimony was heard from Rozanne L. Ridgway, 
Assistant Secretary, Bureau of European and Cana- 
dian Affairs, Department of State; Richard N. Perle, 
Assistant Secretary for International Security Policy, 
Department of Defense; and Robert Bell, Deputy 
Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Asia and Near 
East, AID. 

MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Inter- 
national Economic Policy and Trade held a hearing 
on the following bills: H.R. 910, to put resources di- 
rectly into the hands of poor people in developing 
countries for the purpose of achieving self-sufficien- 
cy; and H.R. 1032, to amend the Agricultural Trade 
Development and Assistance Act of 1954 to establish 
a bilateral program to furnish credit assistance for 
microenterprises owned by the poorest people in 
developing countries and to encourage multilateral 
development banks to establish microenterprise 
credit programs. Testimony was heard from Repre- 
sentative Gilman; Martin Dagata, Deputy Assistant 
Administrator for Program and Policy Coordination; 
and public witnesses. 

USIA AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Inter- 
national Operations held a hearing on fiscal year 
1988-1989 authorization for the USIA. Testimony 
was heard from the following officials of the USIA: 
Charles Z. Wick, Director; Edwin J. Feulner, Jr., 
Chairman, Advisory Commission on Public Diplo- 
macy; Richard W. Carlson, Director, Voice of 
America; and Mark Blitz, Associate Director, 
Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. 

COMMITTEE FUNDING 

Committee on House Administration: Subcommittee on 
Accounts met and considered committee funding 
resolutions for the following committees: Armed 
Services; Foreign Affairs; Government Affairs; 
Rules; Aging; Hunger; Standards for Official Con- 
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MINERAL LANDS LEASING ACT 

Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs: Subcommit- 
tee on Mining and Natural Resources held a hear- 
ing on H.R. 1039, to amend section 37 of the Miner- 
al Lands Leasing Act of 1920 relating to oil shale 
claims. Testimony was heard from Robert F. Bur- 
ford, Director, Bureau of Land Management, De- 
partment of the Interior; and public witnesses. 

U.S./CANADA GREAT LAKES WATER 
QUALITY AGREEMENT 

Committee on Public Works and Transportation: Sub- 
committee on Investigations and Oversight held a 
hearing to review the implementation of the U.S. 
Canada Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement. Tes- 
timony was heard from Peter L. Wise, Director, 
Great Lakes National Program Office, EPA; Alan 
Thomas, Deputy Assistant Administrator for Ocean- 
ic and Atmospheric Research, NOAA, Department 
of Commerce; and public witnesses. 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on Public Works and Transportation: Sub- 
committee on Water Resources met for organiza- 
tional purposes. 

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 
AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcom- 
mittee on Energy Research and Development con- 
tinued hearings on Department of Energy fiscal year 
1988 authorization. Testimony was heard from Alvin 
W. Trivelpiece, Director, Office of Energy Re- 
search, Department of Energy; and public witnesses. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

NATIONAL BUREAU OF STANDARDS 
AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcom- 
mittee on Science Research and Technology held a 
hearing on the National Bureau of Standards au- 
thorization. Testimony was heard from Ernest 
Ambler, Director, National Bureau of Standards, 
Department of Commerce. 
Hearings continue March 5. 

NASA AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcom- 
mittee on Space Science and Applications continued 
hearings on NASA authorization. Testimony was 
heard from Burton I. Edelson, Associate Administra- 
tor, Office of Space Science and Applications, 
NASA; and public witnesses. 
Hearings continue March 5. 

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 
TRANSPORTATION AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcom- 
mittee on Transportation, Aviation and Materials 



held a hearing on Department of Energy transporta- 
tion fiscal year 1988 authorization. Testimony was 
heard from Donna R. Fitzpatrick, Assistant Secre- 
tary, Conservation and Renewable Energy, Depart- 
ment of Energy; and public witnesses. 

MEDICARE CATASTROPHIC PROPOSALS 

Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on 
Health held a hearing on Medicare catastrophic pro- 
posals. Testimony was heard from Representatives 
Daub, Crane, Slaughter of Virginia, and Dreier of 
California. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

MEDICARE PART-B 

Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on 
Health held a hearing on physician payment under 
Medicare Part-B. Testimony was heard from Dr. 
Philip R. Lee, Chairman, Physician Payment Review 
Commission; and public witnesses. 

CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT IN 
AMERICA: THE PROBLEM AND THE 
RESPONSE 

Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families: Held 
a hearing on "Child Abuse and Neglect in America: 
The Problem and the Response." Testimony was 
heard from public witnesses. 



Joint Meeting 

VETERANS' ORGANIZATIONS 
LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES 

Joint Hearing: Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs 
resumed joint hearings with the House of Repre- 
sentatives Veterans' Affairs Committee, to review 
the legislative priorities of the Veterans of Foreign 
Wars, receiving testimony from Norman G. Staab, 
Russell, Kansas, Commander-in-Chief, Veterans of 
Foreign Wars. 
Joint hearings continue on Wednesday, Aoril 1. 

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Senate 

Chamber Action 

The Senate was not in session today. It will next 
meet on Friday, March 6, 1987, at 10 a.m. 



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Committee Meetings 

BUSINESS MEETING 

Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry: Com- 
mittee held a business meeting where it took the 
following action: 

Ordered favorably reported with amendments 
S. 410, to extend the date for submitting the report 
required by the National Commission on Dairy 
Policy. (As approved by the committee, the bill in- 
corporates the text of S. 515, to provide equitable 
treatment under the highly-erodible land conserva- 
tion provisions of the Food Security Act of 1985 to 
farmers who produced alfalfa and other multi-year 
grasses and legumes in a rotation practice during 
each of the years 1981 through 1985); and 

Adopted the committee rules of procedure for the 
100th Congress. 

APPROPRIATIONS— AGRICULTURE 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Agri- 
culture, Rural Development and Related Agencies 
held hearings on proposed budget estimates for 
fiscal year 1988 for the Department of Agriculture, 
receiving testimony in behalf of funds for their re- 
spective activities from Ewen M. Wilson, Acting As- 
sistant Secretary of Agriculture for Economics, 
Oliver Bentley, Assistant Secretary for Science and 
Education, Myron D. Johnsrud, Administrator, Ex- 
tension Service, John E. Lee, Jr., Administrator, 
Economic Research Service, and William E. Kibler, 
Administrator, National Agricultural Statistics Serv- 
ice, all of the Department of Agriculture. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Monday, March 
9. 

APPROPRIATIONS— DEFENSE 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on De- 
fense resumed hearings on proposed budget esti- 
mates for fiscal year 1988 for the Department of De- 
fense, focusing on progress on the 600-ship Navy 
and the need for two new aircraft carriers, receiving 
testimony from Adm. Frank Kelso, Commander-in- 
Chief, Atlantic Fleet; Adm. James A. Lyons, Com- 
mander-in-Chief, Pacific Fleet; Everett Pyatt, Assist- 
ant Secretary of the Navy for Shipbuilding and Lo- 
gistics; and Rear Adm. William D. Smith, Director, 
Office of Budget and Reports, Comptroller of the 
Navy. 

Hearings continue on Tuesday, March 10. 

APPROPRIATIONS— HEALTH AND 
HUMAN SERVICES/RELATED AGENCY 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Labor, 
Health and Human Services, Education, and Relat- 
ed Agencies held hearings on proposed budget esti- 
mates for fiscal year 1988, receiving testimony in 
behalf of funds for their respective activities from 



Robert E. Windom, Assistant Secretary for Health, 
and James O. Mason, Director, Centers for Disease 
Control, both of the Department of Health and 
Human Services; and Donald Young, Executive Di- 
rector, Prospective Payment Assessment Commis- 
sion. 

Subcommittee will meet again tomorrow. 

APPROPRIATIONS— LEGISLATIVE 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Legis- 
lative Branch held hearings on proposed budget es- 
timates for fiscal year 1988, receiving testimony in 
behalf of funds for their respective activities from 
Walter J. Stewart, Secretary of the Senate; Henry 
Giugni, Senate Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper; 
Daniel J. Boorstin, Librarian of Congress; and 
Joseph Ross, Director, Congressional Research Serv- 
ice. 

Subcommittee will meet again tomorrow. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— DEFENSE 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Readi- 
ness, Sustainability and Support held open and 
closed hearings on proposed legislation authorizing 
funds for fiscal years 1988 and 1989 for the Depart- 
ment of Defense, focusing on the current readiness 
and sustainability posture of U.S. forces, receiving 
testimony from Maj. Gen. Thomas L. Craig, USAF, 
Director of Plans and Policy, United States Europe- 
an Command; Maj. Gen. Christian Patte, USA, Di- 
rector of Logistics and Security Assistance, United 
States Central Command; and Brig. Gen. Joseph K. 
Stapleton, USAF, Deputy Director of Operations, 
United States Readiness Command. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

CORPORATE TAKEOVERS 

Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: 
Committee resumed oversight hearings on insider 
trading and hostile corporate takeovers, receiving 
testimony from David M. Roderick, USX Corpora- 
tion, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Raymond Plank, 
Apache Corporation, Denver, Colorado; John L. 
Murray, Universal Food Corporation, Milwaukee, 
Wisconsin; George S. Slocum, Transco Energy Com- 
pany, Houston, Texas; Andrew C. Sigler, Champion 
International Corporation, Stamford, Connecticut; 
James K. Baker, Arvin Industries, Inc., Columbus, 
Indiana; Donald C. Clark, Household International, 
Prospect Heights, Illinois; William F. Frist, Hospital 
Corporation of America, Nashville, Tennessee; Wil- 
liam Howell, J.C. Penney Company, New York, 
New York; William L. McKinley, Gerber Products 
Company, Fremont, Michigan; Robert P. Luciano, 
Schering-Plough Corporation, Madison, New Jersey; 
Robert E. Mercer, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Com- 
pany, Akron, Ohio; Alva H. Chapman, Knight- 
Ridder, Inc., Miami, Florida; William D. Smithburg, 



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Quaker Oats Company, and Clarence E. Johnson, 
Borg- Warner Corporation, both of Chicago, Illinois; 
and William E. Wall, Kansas Power & Light Compa- 
ny, Topeka. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

1988 BUDGET 

Committee on the Budget: Committee concluded hear- 
ings in preparation for reporting the concurrent res- 
olution on the fiscal year 1988 budget, focusing on 
credit reform, after receiving testimony from Joseph 
R. Wright, Deputy Director, Office of Management 
and Budget; James Blum, Assistant Director of the 
Budget Analysis Division, Congressional Budget 
Office; and Frederick D. Wolf, Director of Account- 
ing and Financial Management Division, General 
Accounting Office. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— NATIONAL 
TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD 

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: 
Subcommittee on Aviation concluded hearings on 
proposed legislation authorizing funds for fiscal year 
1988 for the National Transportation Safety Board, 
after receiving testimony from James E. Burnett, 
Chairman, National Transportation Safety Board. 

ACID RAIN PRECURSORS 

Committee on Environment and Public Works: Subcom- 
mittee on Environmental Protection held hearings 
on emerging and available technologies for the con- 
trol of acid rain precursors, receiving testimony 
from Senator Byrd; Michael D. High, Director, Di- 
vision of Energy Demonstration and Technology, 
Tennessee Valley Authority; Gene G. Mannella, 
Electric Power Research Institute, Washington, DC; 
Flynt Kennedy, Consolidation Coal Company, Li- 
brary, Pennsylvania; James R. Tacheny, Northern 
States Power, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Lawrence T. 
Papay, Southern California Edison, Rosemead, Cali- 
fornia; Paul G. LaHaye, the Hague Corporation, 
Portland, Maine; and F.P. Boer, W.R. Grace and 
Company, New York, New York. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Wednesday, 
March 11. 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE— BUDGET 

Committee on the Judiciary: Committee continued 
hearings on the President's proposed budget request 
for fiscal year 1988 for the Department of Justice, re- 
ceiving testimony from Edwin Meese III, Attorney 
General, Department of Justice. 

Hearings continue on Tuesday, March 10. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 27 public bills, H.R. 1391-1417; 5 
private bills, H.R. 1418-1422; and 12 resolutions, 
H.J. Res. 166-171, H. Con. Res. 60-63, and H. Res. 
109 and 110, were introduced. 

Pag* 4778 

Report Filed: One report was filed as follows: H. 
Res. 109, providing for the consideration of H.R. 
558, to provide urgently needed assistance to protect 
and improve the lives and safety of the homeless, 
with special emphasis on families and children (H. 
Rept. 100-12). 

Page 4778 

Presidential Messages: Read the following mes- 
sages from the President: 

Central America: Message transmitting a report on 
a plan for fully funding the recommendations of the 
National Bipartisan Commission on Central America 
and a request for an additional $300 million for eco- 
nomic assistance to the Central American democra- 
cies — referred to the Committees on Appropriations 
and Foreign Affairs, and ordered printed (H. Doc. 
100-42); and 

Page 4730 

Budget deferrals: Message transmitting one new de- 
ferral of budget authority totaling $134,437,367 and 
three revised deferrals of budget authority now to- 
taling $649,146,654 — referred to the Committee on 
Appropriations and ordered printed (H. Doc. 
100-43). 

Page 4777 

Amendment Ordered Printed: One amendment 
was submitted for printing under the Rule, and ap- 
pears on page 4781. 

Quorum Calls — Record Votes: No quorum calls 
or votes developed during the proceedings of the 
House today. 

Adjournment: Met at 2 p.m. and adjourned at 4:41 
p.m. 

Committee Meetings 

DAIRY TERMINATION PROGRAM; TRADE 
ISSUES 

Committee on Agriculture: Subcommittee on Livestock, 
Dairy and Poultry, hearing to review the following: 
current status and implementation of the dairy ter- 
mination program; and trade issues related to the 
livestock, dairy and poultry industries. Testimony 
was heard from Representatives Dorgan of North 
Dakota, Daub and Staggers; from the following offi- 
cials of the USDA: Darwin Carter, Under Secretary; 
Charles Shaw, Group Leader for Dairy and Sweet- 



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eners Group, Commodity Analysis Division, and 
Jerry Newcomb, Director, Emergency Operations 
and Livestock Programs Division, both with the Ag- 
ricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service; 
and Leo V. Mayer, Associate Administrator, Foreign 
Agriculture Service; Susan Early, Assistant U.S. 
Trade Representative for Agriculture; and public 
witnesses. 

COMMERCE, JUSTICE, STATE AND 
JUDICIARY APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Com- 
merce, Justice, State and Judiciary held a hearing on 
SBA, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, De- 
partment of State 1987 Supplemental, and on USIA 
1987 Supplemental. Testimony was heard from 
Charles L. Heatherly, Acting Administrator, SBA; 
Ambassador Clayton Yeutter, U.S. Trade Represent- 
ative; Ronald I. Spiers, Under Secretary, Manage- 
ment, Department of State; and Charles Z. Wick, 
Director, USIA. 

DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on De- 
fense held a hearing on Military Manpower — Army, 
and on Military Manpower — Navy and Marine 
Corps. Testimony was heard from Lt. Gen. Robert 
M. Elton, USA, Deputy Chief of Staff (Personnel); 
Vice Adm. Dudley L. Carlson, USN, Deputy Chief 
of Naval Operations (Manpower and Personnel 
Training); and Lt. Gen. Ernest Cheatham, USMC, 
Deputy Chief of Staff for Manpower. 

ENERGY AND WATER DEVELOPMENT 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy 
and Water Development held a hearing on Depart- 
ment of Energy: General Science, Basic Energy Sci- 
ences, and Supporting Technology. Testimony was 
heard from Alvin W. Trivelpiece, Director, Office 
of Energy Research, Department of Energy. 

FOREIGN ASSISTANCE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on For- 
eign Assistance held a hearing on Overview Panel 
on Foreign Debt. Testimony was heard from public 
witnesses. 

HUD— INDEPENDENT AGENCIES 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on 
HUD — Independent Agencies held a hearing on 
NSF and Office of Science and Technology Policy. 
Testimony was heard from Erich Bloch, Director, 
NSF; and William R. Graham, Science Advisor to 
the President, and Director, Office of Science and 
Technology Policy. 



INTERIOR APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Interi- 
or continued appropriation hearings. Testimony was 
heard from outside witnesses. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

LABOR— HHS— EDUCATION 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on 
Labor — HHS — Education held a hearing on Health 
Resources and Services Administration, Alcohol, 
Drug Abuse and Mental Health Administration, and 
on St. Elizabeths Hospital. Testimony was heard 
from the following officials of the Department of 
Health and Human Services: David N. Sundwall, 
Administrator, Health Resources and Services Ad- 
ministration; Donald Ian Macdonald, Administrator, 
Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Adminis- 
tration; and Frank J. Sullivan, Acting Director, Na- 
tional Institute of Mental Health. 

MILITARY CONSTRUCTION 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Mili- 
tary Construction held a hearing on Quality of Life 
in the Military. Testimony was heard from Maj. 
Gen. Anthony Lukeman, USMC, Deputy Assistant 
Secretary (Military Manpower and Personnel 
Policy) Assistant Secretary (Force Management and 
Personnel), Department of Defense. 

RURAL DEVELOPMENT, AGRICULTURE 
AND RELATED AGENCIES 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Rural 
Development, Agriculture and Related Agencies 
held a hearing on Agricultural Research Service. 
Testimony was heard from the following officials of 
the USD A: Orville G. Bentley, Assistant Secretary, 
Science and Education; and Terry B. Kinney, Ad- 
ministrator, Agriculture Research Service. 

TRANSPORTATION APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Trans- 
portation, concluded hearings on Coast Guard. Tes- 
timony was heard from Rear Adm. Clyde T. Lusk, 
Jr., Chief of Staff, U.S. Coast Guard, Department of 
Transportation. 

TREASURY— POSTAL SERVICE— GENERAL 
GOVERNMENT APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Treas- 
ury — Postal Service — General Government held a 
hearing on U.S. Postal Service. Testimony was 
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MILITARY CONSTRUCTION 
AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Mili- 
tary Installations and Facilities held a hearing on the 
fiscal year 1988-1989 military construction authoriza- 
tion request. Testimony was heard from the follow- 
ing officials of the Department of Defense: Robert 
A. Stone, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Installa- 
tions; George R. Schlossberg, Office of the General 
Counsel, Office of the Secretary; and Capt. Michael 
Dallam, USN, Director, Quality Facilities Acquisi- 
tion Directorate, Office of the Deputy Assistant Sec- 
retary for Installations. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

AIR FORCE B-1B PROGRAMS 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Pro- 
curement and Military Nuclear Systems and the 
Subcommittee on Research and Development con- 
tinued joint hearings to review the Air Force B-lB 
programs. Testimony was heard from John Krings, 
Director, Office of Operational Test and Evaluation, 
Department of Defense. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Pro- 
curement and Military Nuclear and the Subcommit- 
tee on Investigations held a joint hearing on the 
procurement portion of the fiscal year 1988-1989 de- 
fense authorization request. Testimony was heard 
from Representative Bentley; from the following of- 
ficials of the Department of Defense: Robert B. 
Barker, Assistant to the Secretary (Atomic Energy); 
and James R. Ambrose, Under Secretary of the 
Army; and public witnesses. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Readi- 
ness continued hearings on the operation and main- 
tenance portion of the 1988-1989 defense authoriza- 
tion request. Testimony was heard from the follow- 
ing officials of the Department of Navy: Vice Adm. 
Thomas J. Hughes, Deputy Chief of Naval Oper- 
ations; Rear Adm. Jeremy D. Taylor, Director, Op- 
erations Division, Office of the Comptroller; and Lt. 
Gen. J.J. Went, Deputy Chief of Staff for Installa- 
tions and Logistics, Headquarters, U.S. Marine 
Corps. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Re- 
search and Development continued hearings on the 
RDT&E portion of the fiscal years 1988-1989 de- 
fense authorization request. Testimony was heard 
from Richard P. Godwin, Under Secretary for Ac- 
quisition, Department of Defense. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 



FEDERAL SAVINGS AND LOAN 
INSURANCE CORPORATION 
RECAPITALIZATION ACT 

Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs: Sub- 
committee on Financial Institutions Supervision, 
Regulation and Insurance continued hearings on 
H.R. 27, Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corpo- 
ration Recapitalization Act of 1987. Testimony was 
heard from public witnesses. 

THIRD WORLD DEBT 

Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs: Sub- 
committee on International Development Institu- 
tions and Finance concluded hearings on Third 
World Debt. Testimony was heard from public wit- 
nesses. 

EXCHANGE RATES, THIRD WORLD DEBT 
CRISIS AND THE TRADE DEFICIT 

Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs: Sub- 
committee on International Finance, Trade and 
Monetary Policy continued hearings on Exchange 
Rates, Third World Debt and the Trade Deficit, in- 
cluding H.R. 3, Trade and International Economic 
Policy Reform Act of 1987. Testimony was heard 
from Senator Bradley, Representative Dannemeyer, 
David Mulford, Assistant Secretary, International 
Affairs, Department of the Treasury; and public wit- 
nesses. 

Hearings continue March 10. 

EDUCATION AND TRAINING FOR 
AMERICAN COMPETITIVENESS ACT 

Committee on Education and Labor: Continued hear- 
ings on H.R. 90, Education and Training for Ameri- 
can Competitiveness Act of 1987. Testimony was 
heard from public witnesses. 
Hearings continue March 11. 

CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY LABOR LAW 
AMENDMENTS 

Committee on Education and Labor: Subcommittee on 
Labor-Management Relations held a hearing on 
H.R. 281, Construction Industry Labor Law Amend- 
ments of 1985. Testimony was heard from public 
witnesses. 

REVIEW OF TRW CORPORATION 

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on 
Oversight and Investigations held a hearing to 
review various matters involving TRW Corporation. 
Testimony was heard from Patrick D. Mirch, Re- 
gional Director, Los Angeles, Defense Contract 
Audit Agency, Department of Defense; and public 
witnesses. 

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FOREIGN ASSISTANCE REQUEST 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Africa 
held a hearing on fiscal year 1988 foreign assistance 
request for Africa. Testimony was heard from the 
following officials of the Department of State: Ches- 
ter A. Crocker, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Afri- 
can Affairs; and David Zweifel, Director, Office on 
North Africa, Bureau for Near Eastern and South 
Asian Affairs; Alexander R. Love, Acting Assistant 
Administrator, Bureau for Africa, AID; and Leonard 
H. Robinson, Jr., President, African Development 
Foundation. 

SITUATION IN CAMBODIA AND LAOS 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Asian 
and Pacific Affairs held a hearing on the situation in 
Cambodia and Laos. Testimony was heard from 
public witnesses. 

A.I.D.'S CHILD SURVIVAL FUND; 
ENVIRONMENTAL REQUEST 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on 
Human Rights and International Organizations held 
a hearing on A.I.D.'s child survival fund request 
and Environmental request. Testimony was heard 
from Nyle Brady, Senior Assistant Administrator, 
Bureau of Science and Technology, AID; and public 
witnesses. 

ECONOMIC AND MILITARY ASSISTANCE 
REQUEST 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on West- 
ern Hemisphere held a hearing on the Administra- 
tion's requests for Economic and Military Assistance 
for Latin America and the Caribbean for fiscal years 
1988 and 1989. Testimony was heard from Repre- 
sentatives Dymally and Johnson of Connecticut; and 
public witnesses. . 

COMMITTEE FUNDING 

Committee on House Administration: Subcommittee on 
Accounts approved for full committee action amend- 
ed H. Res. 108, providing amounts from the contin- 
gent fund of the House for the expenses of investi- 
gations and studies by standing and select commit- 
tees of the House in the 1st session of the 100th 
Congress. 

MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES 

Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs: Ordered re- 
ported the following bills: H.R. 626, to provide for 
the conveyance of certain public lands in Cherokee, 
DeKalb and Etowah Counties, AL; H.R. 14, to des- 
ignate certain river segments in New Jersey as study 
rivers for potential inclusion in the National Wild 
and Scenic River System; H.R. 191, to authorize the 
establishment of a peace garden on a site to be se- 
lected by the Secretary of the Interior; H.R. 240, to 



amend the National Trails System Act to designate 
the Santa Fe Trail as a National Historic Trail; H.R. 
242, to provide for the conveyance of certain public 
lands in Oconto and Marinette Counties, WI; H.R. 
389, to amend the Boundary Waters Canoe Area 
Wilderness law to change the authorizations of ap- 
propriations for resource management review and 
grants; H.R. 797, to authorize the donation of cer- 
tain non-Federal lands to Gettysburg National Mili- 
tary Park and to require a study and report on the 
final development of the park; and H.R. 990, to 
direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey a cer- 
tain parcel of land located near Ocotillo, CA. 

The committee also held a hearing on H.R. 626. 
Testimony was heard from Representative Bevill; 
and James Parker, Assistant Director for Support 
Services, Bureau of Land Management, Department 
of the Interior. 

ALASKA NATIVE CLAIMS SETTLEMENT 
ACT AMENDMENTS 

Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs: Held a hear- 
ing on H.R. 278, Alaska Native Claims Settlement 
Act Amendments of 1987. Testimony was heard 
from public witnesses. 

OVERSIGHT 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Civil and 
Constitutional Rights held an oversight hearing on 
FBI authorization request for fiscal year 1988. Testi- 
mony was heard from William H. Webster, Direc- 
tor, FBI, Department of Justice. 

CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR OFFENSES 
RELATING TO CERTAIN AVIATION 
REPORTS AND RECORDS 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Criminal 
Justice began markup of H.R. 1163, to amend chap- 
ter 101 of title 18, United States Code, to impose 
criminal penalties for offenses relating to certain 
aviation reports and records. 

Subcommittee recessed subject to call. 

OVERSIGHT 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Monopo- 
lies and Commercial Law continued oversight hear- 
ings on the Anti-Trust Division of the Department 
of Justice. Testimony was heard from Charles F. 
Rule, Acting Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust 
Division, Department of Justice; and public wit- 
nesses. 

MARITIME PROGRAMS AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries: Subcom- 
mittee on Merchant Marine held a hearing on H.R. 
953, to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1988 
for certain maritime programs of the Department of 
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sion. Testimony was heard from John A. Gaughan, 
Administrator, Maritime Administration, Depart- 
ment of Transportation; Edward V. Hickey, Jr., 
Chairman, Federal Maritime Commission; Rear 
Adm. Walter T. Piotti, Jr., Commander, Military 
Sealift Command, Department of the Navy; repre- 
sentatives of the State Maritime Academies; and a 
public witness. 

AIRPORT AND AIRWAY TRUST FUND 
REAUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Public Works and Transportation: Sub- 
committee on Aviation continued hearings on reau- 
thorization of the Airport and Airway Trust Fund 
and related issues. Testimony was heard from Rep- 
resentative Glickman; and public witnesses. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on Public Works and Transportation: Sub- 
committee on Public Buildings and Grounds met 
for organizational purposes. 

URGENT RELIEF FOR THE HOMELESS ACT 

Committee on Rules: Granted an open rule providing 
2 hours of debate on H.R. 558, Urgent Relief for 
the Homeless Act. The bill shall be considered for 
amendment under the five-minute rule. Waives all 
points of order against consideration of the bill for 
failure to comply with section 401(b)(1) of the Con- 
gressional Budget Act (prohibiting consideration of 
new entitlement authority which becomes effective 
prior to October 1 of the year in which it was re- 
ported) and clause 2(L)(6) of rule XI (requiring a 
three-day layover). In lieu of the amendments now 
printed in the bill, makes in order as original text 
for the purpose of amendment under the five- 
minute rule an amendment by Representative 
Pepper in the nature of a substitute printed in the 
Congressional Record of March 3, 1987, as modified 
by the amendment contained in section two of the 
resolution. Said substitute shall be considered as 
having been read. Waives all points of order against 
said substitute for failure to comply with the provi- 
sions of clause 7 of rule XVI (germaneness) and 
clause 5(a) of rule XXI (prohibiting appropriations 
in a legislative bill). Provides one motion to recom- 
mit with or without instructions. Testimony was 
heard from Representatives Gonzalez, Lowry of 
Washington, Waxman, Panetta, Penny, Wylie and 
McKinney on H.R. 558, Urgent Relief for the 
Homeless Act and on H.R. 177, Food Assistance for 
the Homeless Act of 1987. 

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 
AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcom- 
mittee on Energy Research and Development con- 



tinued hearings on Department of Energy fiscal year 
1988 authorization. Testimony was heard from Alvin 
W. Trivelpiece, Director, Office of Energy Re- 
search, Department of Energy, and public witnesses. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

NATIONAL QUALITY IMPROVEMENT 
AWARD AND NTIS PRIVATIZATION 

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcom- 
mittee on Science Research and Technology held a 
hearing on H.R. 812, to establish a National Quality 
Improvement Award and NTIS Privatization. Testi- 
mony was heard from D. Bruce Merrifield, Under 
Secretary for Economic Affairs, Department of 
Commerce; and public witnesses. 

SBA BUDGET REQUEST 

Committee on Small Business: Continued hearings on 
fiscal year 1988 budget request for the SBA. Testi- 
mony was heard from public witnesses. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

MAKE PERMANENT THE NEW GI BILL 

Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Ordered reported 
amended H.R. 1085, to amend title 38, United States 
Code, to make permanent the new GI bill educa- 
tional assistance programs established by chapter 30 
of such title. 

MEDICARE CATASTROPHIC PROPOSALS 

Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on 
Health continued hearings on providing catastrophic 
coverage in the Medicare Program. Testimony was 
heard from Representative Pepper; from the follow- 
ing former officials of the SSA: Robert Ball, Com- 
missioner; and Robert Myers, Chief Actuary; and 
public witnesses. 

Hearings continue March 10. 

WELFARE REFORM PROPOSALS 

Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on 
Public Assistance and Unemployment Compensation 
continued hearings on welfare reform proposals. 
Testimony was heard from John Bode, Assistant Sec- 
retary for Food and Consumer Services, USD A; 
Robert Helms, Assistant Secretary for Policy and 
Evaluation, Department of Health and Human Serv- 
ices; and Michael Baroody, Assistant Secretary for 
Policy, Department of Labor. 
Hearings continue March 6. 

OVERSIGHT 

Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control: Contin- 
ued oversight hearings on the Anti-Drug Abuse Act 
of 1986. Testimony was heard from William J. 
Landers, Deputy Associate Attorney General, De- 
partment of Justice; Joseph Riley, mayor, city of 



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New York; and public witnesses. 
Hearings continue March 11. 

COMMITTEE BUSINESS 

Select Committee to Investigate Covert Arms Transactions 
with Iran: Met in executive session to discuss pend- 
ing arrangements for holding public hearings, and 
to discuss other pending business. 



Joint Meeting 



FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAY 
AUTHORIZATIONS 

Conferees continued to resolve the differences be- 
tween the Senate- and House-passed versions of 
H.R. 2, to authorize funds for construction of high- 
ways, for highway safety programs, and for mass 
transportation programs, and to expand and im- 
prove the relocation assistance program, but did not 
complete action thereon, and will meet again tomor- 
row. 

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Thursday, March 5, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

The Senate was not in session today. It will next 
meet on Friday, March 6, 1987, at 10 a.m. 

Committee Meetings 

APPROPRIATIONS— COMMERCE 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Com- 
merce, Justice, State, the Judiciary, and Related 
Agencies held hearings on proposed budget esti- 
mates for fiscal year 1988 for the Department of 
Commerce, receiving testimony from Malcolm Bal- 
drige, Secretary of Commerce. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Wednesday, 
March 11. 

APPROPRIATIONS— CORPS OF ENGINEERS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy 
and Water Development resumed hearings on pro- 
posed budget estimates for fiscal year 1988, receiv- 
ing testimony in behalf of funds for the Army Corps 
of Engineers from Brig. Gen. Robert H. Ryan, Di- 
vision Engineer, Pacific Ocean Division, Brig. Gen. 
Charles E. Williams, Division Engineer, North At- 
lantic Division, and Maj. Gen. Henry J. Hatch, Di- 
rector of Civil Works, all of the Army Corps of En- 
gineers. 



Subcommittee will meet again on Thursday, 
March 12. 

APPROPRIATIONS— HHS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Labor, 
Health and Human Services, Education, and Relat- 
ed Agencies held hearings on proposed budget esti- 
mates for fiscal year 1988 for the Department of 
Health and Human Services, receiving testimony in 
behalf of funds for their respective activities from 
Donald I. Macdonald, Administrator, Alcohol, Drug 
Abuse and Mental Health Administration, and 
David N. Sundwall, Administrator, Health Re- 
sources and Services Administration. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Tuesday, March 
10. 

APPROPRIATIONS— LEGISLATIVE 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Legis- 
lative Branch concluded hearings on proposed 
budget estimates for fiscal year 1988 for the Legisla- 
tive Branch, after receiving testimony in behalf of 
funds for their respective activities from George 
White, Architect of the Capitol; Charles A. 
Bowsher, Comptroller General of the United States, 
General Accounting Office; Ralph Kennickell, 
Public Printer of the United States, Government 
Printing Office; John Gibbons, Director, Office of 
Technology Assessment; Edward Gramlich, Acting 
Director, Congressional Budget Office; and Philip 
Vande Vorde, Iowa State University, Ames, on 
behalf of the American Library Association. 

APPROPRIATIONS— AMTRAK/FRA 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Trans- 
portation and Related Agencies held hearings on 
proposed budget estimates for fiscal year 1988, re- 
ceiving testimony in behalf of funds for their respec- 
tive activities from W. Graham Ciaytor, Jr., Presi- 
dent and Chairman of the Board, Charles W. Hay- 
ward, Vice President of Finance and Treasurer, both 
of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation 
(AMTRAK); and John H. Riley, Administrator, and 
Joseph Walsh, Associate Administrator for Safety, 
both of the Federal Railway Administration. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Thursday, 
March 12. 

APPROPRIATIONS— U.S. CUSTOMS 
SERVICE 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Treas- 
ury, Postal Service, and General Government held 
hearings on proposed budget estimates for fiscal 
year 1988 for the U.S. Customs Service, receiving 
testimony from William von Raab, Commissioner, 
U.S. Customs Service, Department of the Treasury. 
Subcommittee will meet again tomorrow. 



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AUTHORIZATIONS— DEFENSE 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Readi- 
ness, Sustainability and Support continued open and 
closed hearings on proposed legislation authorizing 
funds for fiscal years 1988 and 1989 for the Depart- 
ment of Defense, focusing on the current posture of 
U.S. forces, receiving testimony from Maj. Gen. 
Thomas Darling, USAF, Deputy Commander-in- 
Chief, United States Atlantic Command; and Rear 
Adm. Hugh L. Webster, USN, Director for Logis- 
tics and Security Assistance, United States Pacific 
Command. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Wednesday, 
March 11. 

NASA BUDGET 

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: 
Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space 
resumed hearings on the President's proposed 
budget request for fiscal year 1988 for the National 
Aeronautics and Space Administration, focusing on 
the National Space Transportation Program and 
Policy, receiving testimony from Edward C. Al- 
dridge, Jr., Secretary of the Air Force; Dale D. 
Myers, Deputy Administrator, National Aeronautics 
and Space Administration; and Courtney Stadd, 
Office of Commercial Space Transportation, Depart- 
ment of Transportation. 

Hearings continue on Tuesday, March 24. 

NOMINATIONS 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Subcommittee on Eu- 
ropean Affairs concluded hearings on the nomina- 
tions of Alfred H. Kingon, of New York, to be the 
Representative of the United States to the European 
Communities, with the rank and status of Ambassa- 
dor, Richard N. Viets, of Florida, to be Ambassador 
to the Republic of Portugal, Jack F. Matlock, Jr., of 
Florida, to be Ambassador to the Union of Soviet 
Socialist Republics, and Alton G. Keel, Jr., of Vir- 
ginia, to be the United States Permanent Represent- 
ative on the Council of the North Atlantic Treaty 
Organization, with the rank and status of Ambassa- 
dor, after the nominees testified and answered ques- 
tions in their own behalf. Mr. Keel was introduced 
by Senators Nunn and Warner, and Mr. Kingon was 
introduced by Senator D'Amato. 

NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION 

Committee on Governmental Affairs: Committee re- 
sumed hearings on how the international spread of 
nuclear weapons affects specific U.S. national securi- 
ty interests, receiving testimony for Richard N. 
Perle, Assistant Secretary of Defense, who was ac- 
companied by several of his associates. 
Hearings were recessed subject to call. 



AUTHORIZATIONS— EDUCATION 

Committee on Labor and Human Resources: Subcommit- 
tee on Education, Arts, and Humanities held hear- 
ings on proposed legislation authorizing funds for 
the Elementary and Secondary Education Act and 
the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act, 
receiving testimony from William J. Bennett, Secre- 
tary of Education, Wendell Willkie, General Coun- 
sel, and Bruce N. Carnes, Deputy Under Secretary 
for the Office of Planning, Budget, and Evaluation, 
all of the Department of Education. 

Hearings continue on Monday, March 16. 

CONGRESSIONAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN 
FINANCE REFORM 

Committee on Rules and Administration: Committee 
began hearings on S. 2, S. 50, S. 179, S. 207, S. 615, 
and S. 625, bills to provide for spending limits and 
public financing for Senate general elections, receiv- 
ing testimony from Senators Byrd, Boren, Simon, 
Gore, Helms, and Domenici. 

Hearings continue on Wednesday, March 18. 

RURAL ECONOMY AND RURAL POLICY 

Committee on Small Business: Subcommittee on the 
Rural Economy and Family Farming held hearings 
to examine new perspectives on the rural economy, 
focusing on the recent performance of the rural 
economy relative to the urban economy, the rural 
economic problems that will most likely concern 
policymakers, and rural transition and development 
policy, receiving testimony from Frank S. Swain, 
Chief Counsel for Advocacy, Small Business Admin- 
istrator; Kenneth L. Deavers, Director, Agriculture 
and Rural Economics Division, Economic Research 
Service, Department of Agriculture; Pat Choate, 
TRW, Inc., Arlington, Virginia; New York State 
Senator Charles C. Cook, Albany; Glen C. Pulver, 
University of Wisconsin, Madison; Mark Draben- 
stott, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Kansas 
City, Missouri; Donald R. Peoples, Butte-Silver 
Bow Government, Butte, Montana; Don Stringham, 
Utah Innovation Center, Salt Lake City; and David 
A. Martin, Arrowhead Regional Development Com- 
mission, Duluth, Minnesota. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 51 public bills, H.R. 1423-1473; 5 
private bills, H.R. 1474-1478; and 12 resolutions, 
H.J. Res. 172-174, H. Con. Res. 64-68, and H. Res. 
111-114 were introduced. 

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Bills Reported: Reports were filed as follows: 

H.R. 626, to provide for the conveyance of cer- 
tain public lands in Cherokee, De Kalb, and Etowah 
Counties, Alabama, amended (H. Rept. 100-13); 

H.R. 389, to amend the Boundary Waters Canoe 
Area Wilderness law to change the authorizations of 
appropriations for resource management review and 
grants (H. Rept. 100-14); 

H.R. 242, to provide for the conveyance of cer- 
tain public lands in Oconto and Marinette Counties, 
Wisconsin (H. Rept. 100-15); 

H.R. 240, to amend the National Trails System 
Act to designate the Santa Fe Trail as a National 
Historic Trail (H. Rept. 100-16); 

H.R. 191, to authorize the establishment of a 
peace garden on a site to be selected by the Secre- 
tary of the Interior (H. Rept. 100-17); 

H.R. 14, to designate certain river segments in 
New Jersey as study rivers for potential inclusion in 
the National Wild and Scenic River System (H. 
Rept. 100-18); 

H.R. 797, to authorize the donation of certain 
non-Federal lands to Gettysburg National Military 
Park and to require a study and report on the final 
development of the park (H. Rept. 100-19); and 

H.R. 990, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to 
convey a certain parcel of land located near Oco- 
tillo, California (H. Rept. 100-20). 

Page 4916 

Journal: By a yea-and-nay vote of 320 yeas to 73 
nays with 1 voting "present," Roll No. 16, the 
House approved the Journal of Wednesday, 
March 4. 

Page 4810 

Homeless Aid: By a yea-and-nay vote of 264 yeas to 
121 nays, Roll No. 24, the House passed H.R. 558, 
to provide urgently needed assistance to protect and 
improve the lives and safety of the homeless, with 
special emphasis on families and children. 

Page 4816 

Agreed to the Pepper amendment in the nature 
of a substitute, as modified, made in order under 
the rule. 

Page 4848 

Agreed to: 

The Gonzalez technical amendment; 

Page 4854 

The Roybal perfecting amendment relating to 
special emphasis on the elderly; 

Page 4872 

The Konnyu amendment that requires States re- 
ceiving funds authorized by this bill to have work- 
fare programs for the homeless; 

Page 4873 

The Ridge amendment that earmarks $20 million 
for fiscal year 1987 for purposes of preventing 



homelessness through emergency rent and utility as- 
sistance; and 

Page 4874 

The Kasich amendment that requires States to de- 
termine how mental health deinstitutionalization 
policies have affected the homelessness problem. 

Page 4878 

Rejected: 

The Michel amendment, as amended by the Frank 
amendment, that sought to add deficit neutral provi- 
sions providing that any authorization be considered 
only an authorization to approve the transfers of 
amounts previously appropriated for foreign assist- 
ance (rejected by a recorded vote of 203 ayes to 207 
noes, Roll No. 19); 

Page 4856 

The Dannemeyer amendment that sought to re- 
quire that any recipient of outpatient health services 
provided in the bill be tested for the presence of the 
AIDS virus rejected by a recorded vote of 101 ayes 
to 292 noes, Roll No. 20); 

Page 4864 

The Brown of Colorado amendment to the pre- 
ceding Dannemeyer amendment that sought to pro- 
vide the testing on a voluntary basis; 

Page 4866 

The Walker amendment that sought to prohibit 
use of authorized funds in violation of any other 
Federal law, including balanced budget statutes (re- 
jected by a recorded vote of 154 ayes to 230 noes, 
Roll No. 21); 

Page 4870 

The Gekas amendment that sought to require the 
Inter-Agency Commission on Homelessness to 
report to Congress within six months and to provide 
that no authorization be effective until the report is 
submitted (rejected by a recorded vote of 124 ayes 
to 260 noes, Roll No. 22); 

Page 4872 

The Miller of Washington amendment that sought 
to eliminate provisions providing grants for facilities 
to assist the homeless and establishing the Interagen- 
cy Commission on Homelessness, and to increase 
the authorizations for the emergency food and shel- 
ter program and the emergency shelter grants pro- 
gram; and 

Page 4875 

The DeLay amendment that sought to provide a 
limitation on eligibility with respect to the organiza- 
tion operating the shelter located at Second and D 
Streets, NW, District of Columbia (rejected by a re- 
corded vote of 183 ayes to 202 noes, Roll No. 23). 

Page 4875 

The following amendments were offered but sub- 
sequently withdrawn: 

The Roukema amendment that sought to provide 
that no assistance may be expended in any State that 
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to the provision of community-based services and 
treatment for mentally ill individuals; and 

Page 4862 

The Madigan amendment that sought to establish 
a legal fund with respect to families of mentally ill 
homeless individuals. 

Page 4878 

Agreed to amend the title. 

Page 4882 

The Clerk was authorized to correct section num- 
bers, cross references, punctuation, and indenta- 
tions, and to make such other technical and con- 
forming changes as might be necessary in the en- 
grossment of the bill. 

Page 4882 

H. Res. 109, the rule under which the bill was 
considered, was agreed to earlier by a recorded vote 
of 274 ayes to 126 noes, Roll No. 18. Agreed to 
order the previous question on the rule by a yea- 
and-nay vote of 269 yeas to 138 nays, Roll No. 17. 

Page 4811 

Legislative Program: The Majority Leader an- 
nounced the legislative program for the week of 
March 9. Agreed to adjourn from Thursday to 
Monday. 

Page 4882 

Calendar Wednesday: Agreed to dispense with 
Calendar Wednesday business of March 11. 

Page 4883 

Quorum Calls — Votes: Three yea-and-nay votes 
and six recorded votes developed during the pro- 
ceedings of the House today and appear on pages 
4810, 4814, 4815, 4861, 4870, 4871, 4872, 4878, 4881. 
There were no quorum calls. 

Adjournment: Met at 11 a.m. and adjourned at 8:04 
p.m. 

Committee Meetings 

FARMERS HOME ADMINISTRATION 

Committee on Agriculture: Subcommittee on Conserva- 
tion, Credit and Rural Development held a hearing 
on policies and activities of the Farmers Home Ad- 
ministration. Testimony was heard from Vance 
Clark, Administrator, Farmers Home Administra- 
tion, USDA. 

COMMERCE, JUSTICE, STATE, AND 
JUDICIARY APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Com- 
merce, Justice, State, and Judiciary, held a hearing 
on EEOC, State Justice Institute, Japan-U.S. Friend- 
ship Commission, International Trade Commission, 
Federal Maritime Commission and on Department 
of Justice 1987 Supplemental . Testimony was heard 
from Clarence Thomas, Chairman, EEOC; C.C. Tor- 
bert, Chairman, State Justice Institute; W. Glenn 
Campbell, Chairman, Japan-U.S. Friendship Com- 



mission; Susan Liebeler, Chairwoman, International 
Trade Commission; Edward J. Hickey, Jr., Chair- 
man, Federal Maritime Commission; and Arnold I. 
Burns, Deputy Attorney General, Department of 
Justice. 

DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on De- 
fense held a hearing on fiscal year 1987 Supplemen- 
tal. Testimony was heard from Robert W. Helm, 
Assistant Secretary (Comptroller), Department of 
Defense. 

ENERGY AND WATER DEVELOPMENT 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy 
and Water Development held a hearing on Depart- 
ment of Energy: Uranium Supply and Enrichment 
Activities. Testimony was heard from the following 
officials of the Department of Energy: A. David 
Rossin, Assistant Secretary, Nuclear Energy; and 
John R. Longenecker, Deputy Assistant Secretary, 
Uranium Enrichment. 

HUD— INDEPENDENT AGENCIES 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on 
HUD — Independent Agencies held a hearing on 
Federal Home Loan Bank Board. Testimony was 
heard from Edwin J. Gray, Chairman, Federal 
Home Loan Bank Board. 

INTERIOR APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Inte- 
rior to continue appropriation hearings. Testimony 
was heard from outside witnesses. 

LABOR— HHS— EDUCATION 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on 
Labor — HHS — Education held a hearing on Nation- 
al Institutes of Health-Overview and on National 
Cancer Institute. Testimony was heard from the fol- 
lowing officials of the Department of Health and 
Human Services: Dr. James B. Wyngaarden, Direc- 
tor, National Institutes of Health; and Dr. Vincent 
T. DeVita, Jr., Director, National Cancer Institute. 

LEGISLATIVE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Legis- 
lative Branch approved for full committee action 
fiscal year 1987 Supplemental Items. 

RURAL DEVELOPMENT, AGRICULTURE 
AND RELATED AGENCIES 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Rural 
Development, Agriculture and Related Agencies 
held a hearing on Federal Crop Insurance Corpora- 





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tion. Testimony was heard from the following offi- 
cials of the USDA: Kathleen Lawrence, Under Sec- 
retary Designee, Small Community and Rural De- 
velopment; and E. Ray Fosse, Manager, Federal 
Crop Insurance Corporation. 

TRANSPORTATION APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Trans- 
portation held a hearing on St. Lawrence Seaway 
Development Corporation, and fiscal year 1987 Sup- 
plemental. Testimony was heard from Erman Cocci, 
Associate Administrator, Management, St. Lawrence 
Seaway Development Corporation; the following of- 
ficials of the Department of Transportation: Robert 
E. Whittington, Acting Deputy Administrator, FAA; 
John O. Hibbs, Director, Office of Motor Carrier 
Safety, Field Operations; and Arrigo Mongine, 
Acting Associate Administrator, Federal Railroad 
Administration. 

TREASURY— POSTAL SERVICE— GENERAL 
GOVERNMENT APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Treas- 
ury — Postal Service — General Government held a 
hearing on Financial Management Services, Bureau 
of the Public Debt, Savings Bond Division, and 
Bureau of the Mint. Testimony was heard from the 
following officials of the Department of the Treas- 
ury: Gerald Murphy, Fiscal Assistant Secretary; and 
Donna Pope, Director, United States Mint. 

MILITARY CONSTRUCTION 
AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Mili- 
tary Installations and Facilities continued hearings to 
consider fiscal year 1988-1989 military construction 
authorization request. Testimony was heard from 
the following officials of the Department of the 
Army: John W. Shannon, Assistant Secretary, Instal- 
lations and Logistics; and Maj. Gen. Robert J. Dacy, 
Assistant Chief of Engineers. 

MAKE PERMANENT THE NEW GI BILL; 
DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Mili- 
tary Personnel and Compensation approved for full 
committee action amended H.R. 1085, to amend 
title 38, United States Code, to make permanent the 
new GI bill educational assistance programs estab- 
lished by chapter 30 of such title. 

The subcommittee also concluded hearings on the 
manpower portions of the fiscal years 1988-1989 de- 
fense authorization request. Testimony was heard 
from William D. Clark, Principal Deputy Assistant 
Secretary for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, De- 
partment of the Army; Chase Untermeyer, Assistant 
Secretary for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, De- 
partment of the Navy; and Tidal W. McCoy, Assist- 



ant Secretary for Manpower, Reserve Affairs and In- 
stallations, Department of the Air Force. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Pro- 
curement and Military Nuclear Systems met in exec- 
utive session to continue hearings on the procure- 
ment portion of the fiscal year 1988-1989 defense au- 
thorization request, with emphasis on the Defense 
Department unmanned vehicle technology program. 
Testimony was heard from the following officials of 
the Department of Defense: Donald C. Latham, As- 
sistant Secretary for Command, Control, Communi- 
cations and Intelligence; and Donald Fredericksen, 
Deputy Under Secretary for Research and Engineer- 
ing. 

The subcommittee also continued hearings on the 
procurement portion of the request, with emphasis 
on NATO Cooperative Programs and Air Base De- 
fense. Testimony was heard from Representative 
Ray. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Readi- 
ness continued hearings on the operation and main- 
tenance portion of the 1988-1989 defense authoriza- 
tion request. Testimony was heard from Vice Adm. 
Cecil Kempf, Director, Naval Reserve, Office of the 
Chief of Naval Operations, Department of the 
Navy; Maj. Gen. John J. Salesses, Deputy Chief of 
Staff for Reserve Affairs, Headquarters, U.S. Marine 
Corps; and Capt. Charles Buesener, USN (Ret.), 
Director of Legislation, Naval Reserve Association 
of the United States. 

Hearings continue March 11. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Re- 
search and Development met in executive session to 
continue hearings on the RDT&E portion of the 
fiscal years 1988-1989 defense authorization request. 
Testimony was heard from Terry Flannery, Chief, 
Non-Acoustic Anti-Submarine Warfare Program, 
CIA. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Sea- 
power and Strategic and Critical Materials continued 
hearings on the seapower portion of the fiscal year 
1988/1989 defense authorization request, with em- 
phasis on Navy shipbuilding and conversion pro- 
grams. Testimony was heard from the following of- 
ficials of the Department of the Navy: Everett Pyatt, 
Assistant Secretary for Shipbuilding and Logistics; 
Vice Adm. Joseph Metcalf, Deputy Chief of Naval 
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liam Rowden, Commander, Naval Sea Systems 
Command. 

Hearings continue March 10. 

MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES 

Committee on Education and Labor: Subcommittee on 
Elementary, Secondary and Vocational Education 
continued hearings on the following bills: H.R. 5, 
School Improvement Act of 1987; and H.R. 950, to 
reauthorize programs of Federal financial assistance 
to meet the special educational needs of educational- 
ly deprived children. Testimony was heard from 
Jack Terry, member, Senate, State of New York; 
and public witnesses. 

Hearings continue March 10. 

EMPLOYEE POLYGRAPH PROTECTION 
ACT 

Committee on Education and Labor: Subcommittee on 
Employment Opportunities held a hearing on H.R. 
1212, Employee Polygraph Protection Act. Testimo- 
ny was heard from Representatives McKinney and 
Darden; Steve Markman, Assistant Attorney Gener- 
al, Office of Policy, Department of Justice; and 
public witnesses. 

FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT 

Committee on Education and Labor: Subcommittee on 
Labor-Management Relations and the Subcommittee 
on Labor Standards continued joint hearings on 
H.R. 925, to entitle employees to family leave in 
certain cases involving a birth, an adoption, or a se- 
rious health condition, and to temporary medical 
leave in certain cases involving a serious health con- 
dition, with adequate protection of the employees, 
employment and benefit rights, and to establish a 
commission to study ways of providing salary re- 
placement for employees who take any such leave. 
Testimony was heard from public witnesses. 

COMPETITIVENESS AND TRADE 

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on 
Commerce, Consumer Protection and Competitive- 
ness continued hearings on competitiveness and 
trade. Testimony was heard from Mark S. Fowler, 
Chairman, FCC; S. Bruce Wilson, Assistant U.S. 
Trade Representative; and public witnesses. 
Hearings continue March 10. 

REVIEW OF TRW CORPORATION 

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on 
Oversight and Investigations continued hearings to 
review various matters involving TRW Corporation. 
Testimony was heard from Ruben Mettler, Chair- 
man and Chief Executive Officer, TRW Corp., and 
public witnesses. 



REVIEW OF SEC COMMISSION ACTIVITIES 

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on 
Telecommunications and Finance held a hearing to 
review current issues before the SEC and ongoing 
Commission activities. Testimony was heard from 
John S.R. Shad, Chairman, SEC. 

WORLD-WIDE NARCOTICS SITUATION 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Task Force on Interna- 
tional Narcotics Control held a hearing to review 
world-wide narcotics situation. Testimony was heard 
from Ann Wrobleski, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of 
International Narcotics Matters, Department of 
State; and David Westrate, Assistant Administrator, 
Drug Enforcement Agency, Department of Justice. 

ARMS EXPORT CONTROL REFORM ACT 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Arms 
Control, International Security and Science held a 
hearing on proposals to reform the Arms Export 
Control Act, including H.R. 898, Arms Export 
Reform Act of 1987. Testimony was heard from 
Representative Levine of California; H. Allen 
Holmes, Director, Bureau of Politico-Military Af- 
fairs, Department of State; and public witnesses. 

FOREIGN ASSISTANCE REQUEST 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Asian 
and Pacific Affairs held a hearing on foreign aid re- 
quest for Pakistan. Testimony was heard from 
Robert Peck, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Near East- 
ern and South Asian, Department of State; James 
Norris, Deputy Adminstrator for Asia, AID; Robert 
Pelletreau, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Near Eastern 
and South Asian Affairs, Department of Defense; 
and public witnesses. 

U.S. NEGOTIATIONS ON INTERNATIONAL 
OZONE PROTOCOL 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on 
Human Rights and International Organizations held 
a hearing on U.S. Participation in International Ne- 
gotiations on Ozone Protocol. Testimony was heard 
from Richard Benedick, Deputy Assistant Secretary 
for Environment, Health and Natural Resources, 
Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental 
and Scientific Affairs, Department of State; and Bill 
Long, Deputy Associate Administrator for Interna- 
tional Activities, EPA. 

TRADE AND INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC 
POLICY REFORM ACT 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Inter- 
national Economic Policy and Trade held a hearing 
on Export Promotion: Financing, H.R. 3, Trade and 
International Economic Policy Reform Act of 1987. 
Testimony was heard from John Bohn, President 
and Chairman, Export-Import Bank; Jay Morris, 






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Deputy Administrator, AID; Robert Shanks, Gener- 
al Counsel, Overseas Private Investment Corpora- 
tion; and Christian Holmes, Director, Trade and 
Development Program. 

DEPARTMENT OF STATE 
AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Foregin Affairs: Subcommittee on Inter- 
national Operations continued hearings on fiscal 
year 1988-1989 Department of State authorization. 
Testimony was heard from the following officials of 
the Department of State: Robert E. Lamb, Assistant 
Secretary, Bureau of Administration and Security; 
and Donald J. Bouchard, Assistant Secretary for Ad- 
ministration. 

Hearings continue March 17. 

MINERAL LANDS LEASING ACT 

Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs: Subcommit- 
tee on Mining and Natural Resources approved for 
full committee action amended H.R. 1039, to amend 
section 37 of the Mineral Lands Leasing Act of 1920 
relating to oil shale claims. 

MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES 

Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs: Subcommit- 
tee on National Parks and Public Lands held a hear- 
ing on the following bills: H.R. 799, to designate a 
segment of the Kings River in California as a wild 
and scenic river; and H.R. 317, to amend the Wild 
and Scenic River Act by designating a segment of 
the Merced River in California as a component of 
the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System. Testi- 
mony was heard from William Penn Mott, Jr., Di- 
rector, National Park Service, Department of the In- 
terior; George Leonard, Associate Chief, U.S. Forest 
Service, USDA; and public witnesses. 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on the Judiciary: Held a hearing on Depart- 
ment of Justice authorization. Testimony was heard 
from Edwin Meese III, Attorney General of the 
United States. 

OVERSIGHT 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Courts, 
Civil Liberties and the Administration of Justice held 
an oversight hearing on Federal Prison Policy. Tes- 
timony was heard from the following officials of the 
Department of Justice: Norman Carlson, Director, 
U.S. Bureau of Prisons; and Alan Nelson, Commis- 
sioner, Immigration and Naturalization Service; and 
Michael Block, Commissioner, U.S. Sentencing 
Commission. 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Crime 
met for organizational purposes. 



COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on Post Office and Civil Service: Subcommit- 
tee on Census and Population met for organizational 
purposes. 

AIRPORT AND AIRWAY TRUST FUND 
REAUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Public Works and Transportation: Sub- 
committee on Aviation concluded hearings on reau- 
thorization of the Airport and Airway Trust Fund 
and related issues. Testimony was heard from the 
following officials of the FAA, Department of 
Transportation: Edwin S. Harris, Jr., Associate Ad- 
ministrator for Development of Logistics; and 
Martin T. Pozesky, Acting Deputy Administrator 
for NAS Program; and public witnesses. 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on Public Works and Transportation: Sub- 
committee on Economic Development met for orga- 
nizational purposes. 

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 
AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcom- 
mittee on Energy Research and Development con- 
tinued hearings on Department of Energy fiscal year 
1988 authorization. Testimony was heard from the 
following officials of the Department of Energy: 
Harry L. Peebles, Acting Assistant Secretary for 
Management and Administration; and Donna 
Fitzpatrick, Assistant Secretary for Conservation and 
Renewable Energy. 

Hearings continue March 11. 

HOTEL FIRE SAFETY; FEDERAL FIRE 
PROTECTION AND CONTROL ACT 
AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcom- 
mittee on Science Research and Technology held a 
hearing on Hotel Fire Safety: What's Needed to 
Protect Our Citizens?; and on Fire Protection and 
Control Act reauthorization. Testimony was heard 
from Jack Snell, Director, Center for Fire Research, 
National Engineering Laboratory, National Bureau 
of Standards, Department of Commerce; Clyde A. 
Bragdon, Jr., Administrator, U.S. Fire Administra- 
tion, Federal Emergency Management Agency; and 
public witnesses. 

NASA AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcom- 
mittee on Space Science and Applications continued 
hearings on NASA authorization. Testimony was 
heard from Adm. Richard Truly, Associate Adminis- 
trator, Office of Space Flight, NASA; and Brig. 
Gen. Robert Rankine, Director, Space Systems and 
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Chief of Staff for Research, Development and Ac- 
quisition, Department of the Air Force. 
Hearings continue March 10. 

SBA BUDGET REQUEST 

Committee on Small Business: Continued hearings on 
fiscal year 1988 budget request for the SBA. Testi- 
mony was heard from public witnesses. 
Hearings continue March 10. 

FUNDING FOR THE CHILDHOOD 
VACCINE INJURY PROGRAM 

Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on 
Select Revenue Measures held a hearing on the 
issue of funding for the childhood vaccine injury 
program. Testimony was heard from Representa- 
tives Matsui and Waxman; Dennis Ross, Legislative 
Tax Counsel, Department of the Treasury; and 
public witnesses. 

SOCIAL SECURITY AND RAILROAD 
RETIREMENT PROPOSALS 

Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on 
Social Security held a hearing on the social security 
and railroad retirement proposals contained in the 
President's fiscal year 1988 budget. Testimony was 
heard from public witnesses. 

NATIONAL FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE 
PROGRAM BUDGET 

Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: Subcommit- 
tee on Program and Budget Authorization met in 
executive session to continue hearings on National 
Foreign Intelligence Program Budget for fiscal year 
1988. Testimony was heard from departmental wit- 
nesses. 

Hearings continue March 10. 

BASIC EDUCATION IN DEVELOPING 
COUNTRIES 

Select Committee on Hunger: Held a hearing on basic 
education in developing countries. Testimony was 
heard from Dennis Brennan, Deputy Assistant Ad- 
ministrator for Science and Technology, AID; and 
public witnesses. 



Joint Meeting 



Federal-Aid Highway Authorizations 

Conferees continued in evening session to resolve the 
differences between the Senate- and House-passed 
versions of H.R. 2, to authorize funds for construc- 
tion of highways, for highway safety programs, and 
for mass transportation programs, and to expand 
and improve the relocation assistance program. 



Friday, March 6, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

Routine Proceedings, pages 4971-5082 

Measures Introduced: Thirty-four bills and six res- 



olutions were introduced, as follows: S. 
Res. 77-78, S. Con. Res. 27, and S. Res. 



657-690, SJ. 
160-162. 

Pag* 5012 



Measures Reported: Reports were made as follows: 
Reported on March 5, during the adjournment: 
Special report entitled "The 1987 Joint Economic 
Report, Joint Economic Committee, Congress of the 
United States, on the January 1987 Economic Report 
of the President, Together with Minority and Addi- 
tional views." (S. Rept. No. 100-11) 
Reported today: 

S. 410, to amend the Food Security Act of 1985, to 
extend the date for submitting the report required 
by the National Commission on Dairy Policy, with 
an amendment. 

S. 184, to provide economic assistance to the Cen- 
tral American democracies, and for other purposes, 
with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. 

Rept. No. 100-12) Page 5012 

Measures Passed: 

Directing Senate Legal Counsel: Senate agreed to 
S. Res. 160, to direct the Senate Legal Counsel to 
appear as amicus curiae in North v. Walsh, et ai, 
Civil Action No. 87-457, and Deaver v. Seymour, 
Civil Action No. 81-417, pending in the United 
States District Court for the District of Columbia. 

Page 4980 

Directing Senate Legal Counsel: Senate agreed to 
S. Res. 161, to direct the Senate Legal Counsel to 
represent Senator Dole and to authorize the limited 
production of documents in the case of United States 
v. Terrence A. Rumsey, et ai, Crim. No. M-9505-86, 
et al., pending in the Superior Court of the District 
of Columbia. 

Page 4981 

Authority for Committees: All committees were 
authorized to file reports today until 5 p.m. 

Committees were also authorized to file reports 
on Monday, March 9, during the adjournment of 
the Senate, from 10 a.m., until 3 p.m. 

Page 5080 

Appointments: 

Smithsonian Institution Board of Regents: The 
Presiding Officer, on behalf of the Vice President, 
pursuant to the provisions of 20 U.S.C., sections 42 
and 43, appointed Senator Kassebaum as a member 



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of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institu- 
tion. 

Page 5082 

Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in 
Education Foundation: The Presiding Officer, on 
behalf of the Vice President, pursuant to the provi- 
sions of P.L. 99-661, appointed Senator McCain as a 
member of the Board of Trustees of the Barry 
Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education 
Foundation, vice Senator Wilson, resigned. 

Page 5082 

Messages From the President: Senate received the 
following messages from the President of the 
United States; 

( 1 ) Reporting one new deferral of budget author- 
ity totaling $134,437,367, and three revised deferrals 
of budget authority now totaling $649,146,654; which 
was referred jointly to the Committee on Appropria- 
tions, the Committee on the Budget, the Committee 
on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, the Com- 
mittee on Armed Services, and the Committee on 
Finance. (PM-25) 

(2) Transmitting the Third Annual Report of the 
National Endowment for Democracy, which covers 
fiscal year 1986; which was referred to the Commit- 
tee on Foreign Relations. (PM-26) 

Page 5012 

Messages From the House: Page 5012 

Measures Referred: Page 5012 

Measures Ordered Placed on Calendar: Page 5012 

Communications: Page 5012 

Statements on Introduced Bills: Page 5014 

Additional Cosponsors: Page 5058 

Amendments Submitted: Page 5062 

Notices of Hearings: Page 5063 

Committee Authority To Meet: Page 5064 

Additional Statements: Page 5064 

Adjournment: Senate convened at 10 a.m., and ad- 
journed at 12:50 p.m., until 2:30 p.m., on Tuesday, 
March 10, 1987. (For Senate program, see the re- 
marks of Senator Byrd in today's Record on page 
5082). 

Committee Meetings 

APPROPRIATIONS— VETERANS' 
PROGRAMS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on 
HUD — Independent Agencies held hearings on pro- 
posed budget estimates for fiscal year 1988 for the 
Veterans' Administration, receiving testimony from 
Thomas K. Turnage, Administrator, Veterans' Ad- 
ministration. 



Subcommittee will meet again on Thursday, 

March 12. 

APPROPRIATIONS— TREASURY 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Treas- 
ury, Postal Service, and General Government held 
hearings on proposed budget estimates for fiscal 
year 1988 for the Department of the Treasury, re- 
ceiving testimony in behalf of funds for their respec- 
tive activities from John F.W. Rogers, Assistant Sec- 
retary for Management, Donna Pope, Director, U.S. 
Mint, Lawrence B. Gibbs, Commissioner, Internal 
Revenue Service, and Gerald Murphy, Fiscal Assist- 
ant Secretary, (Financial Management Service and 
Bureau of the Public Debt), all of the Department 
of the Treasury. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Monday, March 
9. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— DEFENSE 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Strate- 
gic Forces and Nuclear Deterrence held open and 
closed hearings on proposed legislation authorizing 
funds for fiscal years 1988 and 1989 for the Depart- 
ment of Defense, focusing on U.S. strategic warning 
capabilities and the Administration's ICBM modern- 
ization program, receiving testimony from Maj. 
Gen. William L. Doyle, Jr., USAF, Deputy Chief of 
Staff/Intelligence, Strategic Air Command; Larry 
Woodruff, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense 
(Strategic and Theater Nuclear Forces); and Brig. 
Gen. Charles A. May, USAF, Special Assistant for 
ICBM Modernization; and focusing on ICBM mod- 
ernization issues, receiving testimony from Donald 
A. Hicks, former Under Secretary of Defense for 
Research and Engineering; and R. James Woolsey, 
former Under Secretary of the Navy. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Tuesday, March 
10. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— NATIONAL 
HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY 
ADMINISTRATION 

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: 
Subcommittee on the Consumer concluded hearings 
on proposed legislation authorizing funds for fiscal 
year 1988 for the National Highway Traffic Safety 
Administration, after receiving testimony from 
Diane K. Steed, Administrator, Jeffrey Miller, 
Deputy Administrator, Barry Felrice, Associate Ad- 
ministrator for Rulemaking, George Parker, Associ- 
ate Administrator for Enforcement, and Erika Jones, 
Chief Counsel, National Highway Traffic Safety Ad- 
ministration, Department of Transportation; Her- 
bert R. McLure, Associate Director, Resources, 
Community and Economic Development Division, 
United States General Accounting Office; Clarence 
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Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Joan B. 
Claybrook, Public Citizen, Robert M. McElwaine, 
American International Automobile Dealers Associa- 
tion, and Benjamin R. Jackson, Automobile Import- 
ers Compliance Association, all of Washington, DC; 
Christopher M. Kennedy, Chrysler Corporation, 
Highland Park, Michigan; Robert H. Munson, Ford 
Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan; David E. 
Martin, General Motors Technical Center, Warren, 
Michigan; and Peter J. Rafaeli, West German Sales 
Corporation, Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, repre- 
senting the Dealer Action Association, and the Na- 
tional Automobile Dealers Association. 

COSTA RICAN PEACE INITIATIVE 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Subcommittee on 
Western Hemisphere and Peace Corps Affairs con- 
cluded hearings on S. Con. Res. 24, supporting the 
initiative of Central American heads of state, meet- 
ing in San Jose, Costa Rica, in formulating a region- 
al proposal for bringing about an end to the armed 
conflict in Central America, after receiving testimo- 
ny from Senator Sanford; Elliott Abrams, Assistant 
Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs; and 
Francis McNeil, former U.S. Ambassador to Costa 
Rica. 

PAPERWORK REDUCTION ACT AND 
FORM W-4 

Committee on Governmental Affairs: Subcommittee on 
Federal Spending, Budget, and Accounting held 
oversight hearings on the implementation of the Pa- 
perwork Reduction Act (P.L. 96-511) and on the ap- 
plication of the act in reviewing income tax forms, 
receiving testimony from Wendy Gramm, Adminis- 
trator, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, 
Office of Management and Budget; James I. Owen, 
Deputy Commissioner, Internal Revenue Service, 
Department of the Treasury; and Al Galato, H and 
R Block and Company, Washington, DC. 
Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

AMERICA'S TRAINING NEEDS 

Committee on Labor and Human Resources: Subcommit- 
tee on Employment and Productivity concluded 
hearings to review America's training needs, focus- 
ing on methods to deal with the problem of plant 
closings and mass layoffs and the resulting disloca- 
tion of workers and ways to improve the Nation's 
ability to maintain a healthy and competitive econo- 
my, after receiving testimony from Malcolm R. 
Lovell, Jr., Chairman, Task Force on Economic Ad- 
justment and Worker Dislocation, Department of 
Labor; William Wiggenhorn, Motorola, Inc., 
Schaumburg, Illinois; Don Davis, United Auto 
Workers, Detroit, Michigan; Anthony Carnevale, 
American Society for Training and Development, 
Alexandria, Virginia; G. Glenn Gardner, Diamond- 



Star, Inc., Bloomington-Normal, Illinois; Jack Shee- 
han, United Steelworkers of America, Pittsburgh, 
Pennsylvania; and Pat Choate, TRW, Inc., Arling- 
ton, Virginia. 

JOBS 

Committee on Labor and Human Resources: Subcommit- 
tee on Employment and Productivity concluded 
hearings on S. 514, to establish an incentive bonus 
to States which successfully train and employ long- 
term welfare dependents, after receiving testimony 
from Roger D. Semerad, Assistant Secretary of 
Labor for Employment and Training; Raymond C. 
Scheppach, National Governors Association, Wash- 
ington, DC; and Donald A. Newberg, Chicago 
Board of Education, Chicago, Illinois. 

Subcommittee will consider the bill, and amend- 
ments proposed thereto, on Friday, March 13. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

The House was not in session today. Its next 
meeting will be held at noon on Monday, March 9. 

Committee Meetings 

RURAL DEVELOPMENT, AGRICULTURE 
AND RELATED AGENCIES 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Rural 
Development, Agriculture and Related Agencies 
held a hearing on Office of the Secretary, Depart- 
mental Administration, Office of Governmental and 
Public Affairs. Testimony was heard from the fol- 
lowing officials of the USDA: Wilmer Mizell, Assist- 
ant Secretary for Governmental and Public Affairs; 
and John J. Franke, Jr., Assistant Secretary for Ad- 
ministration. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Re- 
search and Development continued hearings on the 
RDT&E portion of the fiscal years 1988-1989 de- 
fense authorization request. Testimony was heard 
from William Graham, Science Advisor to the Presi- 
dent, and Ronald L. Kerber, Deputy Under Secre- 
tary for Research and Advanced Technology, De- 
partment of Defense. 

OVERSIGHT 

Committee on Education and Labor: Subcommittee on 
Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education 
concluded oversight hearings on Department of In- 



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terior's BIA budget submission. Testimony was 
heard from public witnesses. 

COMPETITIVENESS INITIATIVE 

Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on 
Oversight held a hearing on the proposals in the 
President's competitiveness initiative that affect 
funding and termination of defined benefit pension 
plans. Testimony was heard from the following offi- 
cials of the Department of the Treasury: J. Roger 
Mentz, Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy; and Wil- 
liam Posner, Special Assistant for Employee Plans 
Matters, IRS; Dennis Kass, Assistant Secretary, Pen- 
sion and Welfare Benefits Administration; and Kath- 
leen Utgoff, Director, Pension Benefit Guaranty 
Corporation. 

WELFARE REFORM PROPOSALS 

Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on 
Public Assistance and Unemployment Compensation 
continued hearings on welfare reform proposals. 
Testimony was heard from public witnesses. 
Hearings continue March 10. 

BIOTECHNOLOGY 

Select Committee on Aging: Subcommittee on Health 
and Long-Term Care held a hearing on Biotechnol- 
ogy: Unlocking the Mysteries of Disease. Testimony 
was heard from the following officials of the De- 
partment of Health and Human Services: Dr. James 
Wyngaarden, Director, National Institutes of 
Health; and Dr. Donald Lindberg, Director, Na- 
tional Library of Medicine; and public witnesses. 



Joint Meeting 

EMPLOYMENT/UNEMPLOYMENT 

Joint Economic Committee: Committee held hearings to 
review the employment/unemployment statistics for 
February, receiving testimony from Janet L. Nor- 
wood, Commissioner, Bureau of Labor Statistics, 
Department of Labor. 

Committee recessed subject to call. 

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Monday, March 9, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

The Senate was not in session today. It will next 
meet on Tuesday, March 10, 1987, at 2:30 p.m. 



Committee Meetings 

APPROPRIATIONS— AGRICULTURE 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Agri- 
culture, Rural Development, and Related Agencies 
resumed hearings on proposed budget estimates for 
fiscal year 1988 for the Department of Agriculture, 
receiving testimony in behalf of funds for their re- 
spective activities from Orville G. Bentley, Assistant 
Secretary of Agriculture for Science and Education; 
Terry B. Kinney, Administrator, and Mary E. 
Carter, Associate Administrator, both of the Agricul- 
tural Research Service; and John P. Jordan, Admin- 
istrator, and Clare Harris, Associate Administrator, 
both of the Cooperative State Research Service. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Wednesday, 
March 11. 

APPROPRIATIONS— GENERAL 
GOVERNMENT 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Treas- 
ury, Postal Service, and General Government held 
hearings on proposed budget estimates for fiscal 
year 1988, receiving testimony in behalf of funds for 
their respective activities from Terence C. Golden, 
Administrator, General Services Administration; 
Grant S. Green, Jr., Executive Secretary, National 
Security Council; Frank G. Burke, Acting Archivist 
of the United States; Johnathan S. Miller, Deputy 
Assistant to the President for Administration, Execu- 
tive Office of the President; and Manus J. Fish, Jr., 
Regional Director, National Capital Region, Na- 
tional Park Service, Department of the Interior (re- 
garding White House and Vice President resi- 
dences). 

Subcommittee will meet again tomorrow. 

DEFENSE TECHNOLOGY BASE 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on De- 
fense Industry and Technology held hearings on the 
vitality of the defense technology base, receiving 
testimony from Ronald L. Kerber, Deputy Under 
Secretary of Defense for Research and Advanced 
Technology; Erich Bloch, Director, National Sci- 
ence Foundation; William R. Graham, Science Advi- 
sor to the President; and Frank Press, National 
Academy of Science, Washington, DC. 
Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

URANIUM MINING AND ENRICHMENT 

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Subcom- 
mittee on Energy Research and Development held 
oversight hearings on the current status of the do- 
mestic uranium mining industry, and implementa- 
tion of the Department of Energy's Uranium En- 
richment Program, receiving testimony from 
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mation Administration, and A. David Rossin, Assist- 
ant Secretary, Nuclear Energy Programs, both of 
the Department of Energy; and Edward M. Davis, 
American Nuclear Energy Council, Thomas Kuhn, 
Edison Electric Institute, and Nolan Hancock, Oil, 
Chemical and Atomic Workers of America, all of 
Washington, DC; and Robert Luke, Uranium Pro- 
ducers of America, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 
Hearings continue on Friday, March 13. 

LATIN AMERICAN DEBT 

Committee on Finance: Subcommittee on International 
Debt held hearings to assess the impact of the Latin 
American debt crisis on U.S. manufacturing jobs, 
U.S. farms, U.S. nonfinancial businesses, Latin 
American standards of living, and inter-American se- 
curity, receiving testimony from Joaquim dos Santo 
Andrade, General Confederation of Labor, Sao 
Paulo, Brazil; Reverend Thomas Burns, Padres de 
Maryknoll, Lima, Peru; Sally Shelton-Colby, Bank- 
ers' Trust, Richard E. Feinberg, Overseas Develop- 
ment Council, Steve Beckman, United Auto Work- 
ers, and Leroy Watson, National Grange, all of 
Washington, DC; Sam Brownback, Kansas State Sec- 
retary of Agriculture, Topeka; James Lee Adams, 
Jr., Camilla, Georgia; Donald V. Fites, Caterpillar, 
Inc., Peoria, Illinois; John T. Plunket, Transmisiones 
y Equipos Mecanios, Mexico City, Mexico; and Phil 
LaRocco, Port Authority of New York and New 
Jersey, and Margaret Daly Hayes, Washington 
Council of the Americas, both of New York, New 
York. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

HIGH RISK OCCUPATIONAL DISEASE 
NOTIFICATION AND PREVENTION 

Committee on Labor and Human Resources: Subcommit- 
tee on Labor concluded hearings on S. 79, to notify 
workers who are at risk of occupational disease in 
order to establish a system for identifying and pre- 
venting illness and death of such workers, after re- 
ceiving testimony from Edward J. Burger, Jr. and 
John Higginson, both of Georgetown University 
Medical Center, Frederick Hoerger and Martin 
Reape, both of the American Industrial Health 
Council, Wallace Parker, Associated General Con- 
tractors of America, Peter Ruane, Small Business 
Legislative Council, John A. Knebel and Bernard 
Roy, both of the American Mining Congress, Earl 
Arp, Ashland Oil Company, and Gerry Raabe, 
Mobil Oil Corporation, both on behalf of the Amer- 
ican Petroleum Institute, George A. Rodenhausen, 
Celanese Corporation, and Bruce W. Karrh, E.I. du 
Pont de Nemours and Company, both on behalf of 
the Chemical Manufacturers' Association, Craig Ber- 
rington, American Insurance Association, and 
Eugene Humphrey, on behalf of the Synthetic Or- 
ganic Chemical Manufacturers Association, Inc., all 



of Washington, DC; James F. Patterson, Ohio Farm 
Bureau, Columbus, on behalf of the American Farm 
Bureau Federation; and Allyn Tatum, Arkansas 
Commissioner for Workers' Compensation, Little 
Rock, on behalf of the International Association of 
Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 11 public bills, H.R. 1479-1489; 2 
private bills, H.R. 1490 and 1491; and 1 resolution, 
H.J. Res. 175, were introduced. 

Page 5098 

Presidential Message — Endowment for Democra- 
cy: Read a message from the President wherein he 
transmits the third annual report of the National En- 
dowment for Democracy which covers fiscal year 
1986 — referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. 

Pag* 5083 

Referral: One Senate-passed measure was referred 
to the appropriate House committee. 

Page 5092 

Quorum Calls — Votes: No quorum calls or votes 
developed during the proceedings of the House 
today. 

Adjournment: Met at noon and adjourned at 1:10 
p.m. 

Committee Meetings 

DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on De- 
fense met in executive session to hold a hearing on 
Army Ammunition. Testimony was heard from Maj. 
Gen. Robert F. Molinelli, USA, Director, Combat 
Support Systems, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff 
(Research, Development and Acquisition). 

ENERGY AND WATER DEVELOPMENT 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy 
and Water Development met in executive session to 
hold a hearing on Department of Energy: Atomic 
Energy Defense Activities. Testimony was heard 
from the following officials of the Department of 
Energy: Adm. Sylvester J. Foley, Jr., Assistant Secre- 
tary for Defense Programs; and James W. Culpep- 
per, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Military 
Applications; and from the following officials of the 
Department of Defense: Robert B. Barker, Assistant 
to the Secretary (Atomic Energy); and Lt. Gen. 
James A. Abrahamson, USAF, Director, Strategic 
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INTERIOR APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Interi- 
or held a hearing on Department of Energy Conser- 
vation. Testimony was heard from Donna R. Fitzpat- 
rick, Assistant Secretary for Conservation and Re- 
newable Energy, Department of Energy. 

LABOR— HHS— EDUCATION 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on 
Labor — HHS — Education held a hearing on Nation- 
al Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Testimony was 
heard from Dr. Claude J.M. Lenfant, Director, Na- 
tional Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Department 
of Health and Human Services. 

RURAL DEVELOPMENT, AGRICULTURE 
AND RELATED AGENCIES 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Rural 
Development, Agriculture, and Related Agencies 
held a hearing on Rural Electrification Administra- 
tion. Testimony was heard from the following offi- 
cials of the USDA: Kathleen W. Lawrence, Acting 
Under Secretary, Small Community and Rural De- 
velopment; and Harold V. Hunter, Administrator, 
Rural Electrification Administration. 

TREASURY— POSTAL SERVICE— GENERAL 
GOVERNMENT APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Treas- 
ury — Postal Service — General Government conclud- 
ed markup of Supplemental Items for fiscal year 
1987. 

The Subcommittee also held a hearing on Depart- 
mental Offices, IRS (Supplemental only), and Com- 
pensation of the President, White House Office, 
Office of the Administration, Special Assistant to the 
President, Official Residence of the Vice President, 
and on Unanticipated Needs. Testimony was heard 
from the following officials of the Department of 
the Treasury: John F.W. Rogers, Assistant Secretary 
(Management); and James I. Owens, Deputy Com- 
missioner, IRS; and Johnathan S. Miller, Deputy As- 
sistant to the President for Management and Admin- 
istration; Director, Office of Administration. 

OLDER AMERICANS ACT 

Committee on Education and Labor: Subcommittee on 
Human Resources held a hearing on the Older 
Americans Act of 1965 reauthorization. Testimony 
was heard from public witnesses. 
Hearings continue March 23. 



DEPLETION OF THE EARTH'S 
STRATOSPHERIC OZONE LAYER 

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on 
Health and the Environment held a hearing on the 
Clean Air Act concerning depletion of the Earth's 
stratospheric ozone layer. Testimony was heard 
from the following officials of NOAA, Department 
of Commerce: Robert T. Watson, Acting Program 
Manager for Upper Atmospheric Research; Susan 
Solomon, Administration ERL/Aeronomy Lab, 
Boulder, Colorado; and Donald Heath, Laboratory 
for Atmospheres, Goddard Space Flight Center; Lee 
Thomas, Administrator, EPA; Ambassador Richard 
Benedick, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Department 
of State; and public witnesses. 

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Tuesday, March 10, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

Routine Proceedings, pages 5112-5189 

Measures Introduced: Nineteen bills and six reso- 
lutions were introduced, as follows: S. 691-709, S.J. 
Res. 79-82, and S. Res. 163-164. 

Pag* 5142 

Measures Reported: Reports were made as follows: 
S. Res. 98, to express the sense of the Senate that 
the Government of the Soviet Union should allow 
Igor V. Ogurtsov to be released from exile and al- 
lowed to emigrate to the West without renouncing 
his views, and for other purposes. 

S.J. Res. 80, to designate April 3, 1987, as "Inter- 
state Commerce Commission Day." 

S. Con. Res. 24, to support the initiative of Cen- 
tral American heads of State, meeting in San Jose, 
Costa Rica, in formulating a regional proposal for 
bringing about an end to the armed conflict in Cen- 
tral America, and for other purposes, with amend- 
ments. 

Pag* 5143 

Measures Passed: 

On Friday, March 6: 

An American Vision: Three Generations of Wyeth 
Art: Senate agreed to S. Res. 159, commending the 
purpose and organizers of the art exhibit, "An 
American Vision: Three Generations of Wyeth 
Art," scheduled to open in the Soviet Union in 
March of 1987. 

Pag* 5080 

U.S. Foreign Language Skills and International 
Awareness: Senate agreed to S. Con. Res. 26, to ex- 
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effort to improve the foreign language skills and 
international awareness of the American people will 
help the United States compete economically. 

Page 5081 

Passed today: 

Death of Senator Zorinsky: Senate agreed to S. 
Res. 163, expressing profound sorrow on the an- 
nouncement of the death of the Honorable Edward 
Zorinsky, a Senator from the State of Nebraska. 

Page 5112 

Guaranty of Mortgage-Backed Securities: Senate 
passed H.R. 1056, to amend the National Housing 
Act, to limit the fees that may be charged by the 
Government National Mortgage Association for the 
guaranty of mortgage-backed securities. 

Page 5187 

Executive Reports of Committees: The following 
executive reports of committees were received: 
Received on March 9, during the adjournment: 
Report to accompany the nomination of Arnold 
L. Raphel, of New Jersey, to be Ambassador to the 
Islamic Republic of Pakistan (together with addi- 
tional views). (Ex. Rept. No. 100-2) 

Page 5144 

Nominations Received: Senate received the fol- 
lowing nominations: 

Received on March 9, during adjournment: 

James K. Bishop, of New York, to be Ambassa- 
dor to the Republic of Liberia. 

John C. Monjo, of Maryland, to be Ambassador 
to Malaysia. 

Fay S. Howell, of Georgia, to be a member of the 
National Museum Services Board, National Founda- 
tion on the Arts and the Humanities. 

1 Army nomination in the rank of general. 

A routine list of nominations in the Coast Guard. 

Page 5190 

Received today, during adjournment: 
James Abdnor, of South Dakota, to be Adminis- 
trator of the Small Business Administration. 

Page 5190 

Messages From the House: Page 5139 

Measures Read First Time: Page 5139 

Executive Reports: Page 5144 

Petitions and Memorials: Page 5141 

Communications: Page 5139 

Statements on Introduced Bills: Page 5148 

Additional Cosponsors: Page 5173 

Amendments Submitted: Page 5125 

Notices of Hearings: Page 5177 

Committee Authority To Meet: Page 5177 

Additional Statements: Page 5177 

Adjournment: Senate convened at 2:30 p.m., and in 
accordance with S. Res. 163, in respect to the 



memory of the Honorable Edwin Zorinsky, late a 
Senator from Nebraska, adjourned at 4:48 p.m., 
until 12 noon, on Wednesday, March 11, 1987. (For 
Senate program, see the remarks of Senator Byrd in 
today's Record on page 5189.) 

Committee Meetings 

AGRICULTURE AID AND TRADE 
MISSIONS ACT 

Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry: Sub- 
committee on Agricultural Research, Conservation, 
Forestry and General Legislation concluded hearings 
on S. 659, to establish agricultural aid and trade mis- 
sions, to assist foreign countries to participate in 
United States agricultural aid and trade programs, 
after receiving testimony from Orville Freeman, Ag- 
riculture Council of America, Charles Sykes, CARE, 
Peggy Sheehan, National Cooperative Business As- 
sociation, and Carl Schwensen, National Association 
of Wheat Growers, all of Washington, DC; and 
LaVern A. Freeh, Land O'Lakes, Inc., Minneapolis, 
Minnesota. 

U.S. AGRICULTURE EXPORTS 

Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry: Sub- 
committee on Domestic and Foreign Marketing and 
Product Promotion held hearings on proposed legis- 
lation to promote the export of U.S. agricultural 
commodities and the products thereof, including S. 
308, S. 310, and S. 512, receiving testimony from 
Senators Baucus and Grassley; Thomas O. Kay, Di- 
rector, Foreign Agriculture Service, Department of 
Agriculture; Steve McCoy, National Commission on 
Agricultural Trade and Export Policy, Vernon Scott, 
on behalf of the Cotton Council, and Robert M. 
Bor, Bishop, Liberman, Cook, Purcell, Reynolds, 
representing the National Corn Growers Associa- 
tion, all of Washington, DC; Alex Curtis, Green- 
ville, Mississippi, representing the National Council 
of Farm Cooperatives; and LaVern A. Freeh, Land 
O' Lakes, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota. 
Hearings continue on Thursday, March 12. 

APPROPRIATIONS— DEFENSE 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on De- 
fense resumed hearings on proposed budget esti- 
mates for fiscal year 1988 for the Department of De- 
fense, receiving testimony from Chapman Cox, As- 
sistant Secretary of Defense for Force Management 
and Personnel. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Tuesday, March 
17. 

APPROPRIATIONS— MINERALS 
MANAGEMENT/INDIAN EDUCATION 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on the In- 
terior and Related Agencies held hearings on pro- 



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posed budget estimates for fiscal year 1988, receiv- 
ing testimony in behalf of funds for their respective 
activities from William D. Bettenberg, Director, 
Minerals Management Service, Department of the 
Interior; and Lawrence F. Davenport, Assistant Sec- 
retary of Education for Elementary and Secondary 
Education (Office of Indian Education). 

Subcommittee will meet again on Friday, March 
13. 

APPROPRIATIONS— HHS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Labor, 
Health and Human Services, Education, and Relat- 
ed Agencies held hearings on proposed budget esti- 
mates for fiscal year 1988 for the Department of 
Health and Human Services, receiving testimony in 
behalf of funds for the National Institutes of Health 
from James B. Wyngaarden, Director, Vincent T. 
DeVita, Jr., Director, National Cancer Institute, An- 
thony S. Fauci, Director, National Institute of Aller- 
gy and Infectious Diseases, Harold Loe, Director, 
National Institute of Dental Research, Claude Len- 
fant, Director, National Heart, Lung, and Blood In- 
stitute, Phillip Gorden, Director, National Institute 
of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, T. 
Franklin Williams, Director, National Institute on 
Aging, and Craig K. Wallace, Director, John E. Fo- 
garty International Center, all of the National Insti- 
tutes of Health, Department of Health and Human 
Services. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

APPROPRIATIONS— OMB 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Treas- 
ury, Postal Service, and General Government held 
hearings on proposed budget estimates for fiscal 
year 1988 for the Office of Management and 
Budget, receiving testimony from James C. Miller 
III, Director, and Robert P. Bedell, Administrator 
for Federal Procurement Policy, both of the Office 
of Management and Budget. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Friday, March 
20. 

NOMINATIONS 

Committee on Armed Services: Committee ordered fa- 
vorably reported the nomination of Robert B. Cos- 
tello, of Michigan, to be Assistant Secretary of De- 
fense for Acquisition and Logistics, and 12,063 nomi- 
nations in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air 
Force. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— DEFENSE 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Strate- 
gic Forces and Nuclear Deterrence resumed open 
and closed hearings on proposed legislation author- 
izing funds for fiscal years 1988 and 1989 for the De- 
partment of Defense, focusing on the U.S. position 



at the INF negotiations and on strategic policy and 
arms control issues, receiving testimony from Paul 
Nitze, Special Advisor to the President and the Sec- 
retary of State for Arms Control Matters; Fred Ikle, 
Under Secretary of Defense for Policy; and Charles 
Thomas, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Eu- 
ropean Affairs. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Thursday, 
March 12. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— DEPARTMENT OF 
DEFENSE 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Man- 
power and Personnel resumed hearings on proposed 
authorizations for fiscal years 1988 and 1989 for the 
Department of Defense, receiving testimony in 
behalf of funds on manpower needs for the Total 
Force from David J. Armor, Principal Deputy As- 
sistant Secretary of Defense for Force Management 
and Personnel; Lt. Gen. Robert M. Elton, USA, 
Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel; Vice Adm. 
Dudley L. Carlson, USN, Deputy Chief of Naval 
Operations for Manpower, Personnel and Training; 
Lt. Gen. Thomas J. Hickey, USAF, Deputy Chief of 
Staff for Personnel; Lt. Gen. E.C. Cheatam, USMC, 
Deputy Chief of Staff for Manpower; Dennis R. 
Shaw, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of De- 
fense for Reserve Affairs; Lt. Gen. Herbert R. 
Temple, Jr., Chief, National Guard Bureau; Brig. 
Gen. Richard Dean, Acting Director, National 
Guard Bureau; Maj. Gen. William F. Ward, Jr., 
USAR, Chief, Office of Reserve; Vice Adm. Cecil 
Kemp, USN, Director of Naval Reserve; Maj. Gen. 
John B. Conaway, Director, Air National Guard; 
Maj. Gen. Roger Scheer, Chief of Air Force Re- 
serve; Maj. Gen. John Sallesse, USMC, Deputy 
Chief of Staff for Reserve Affairs; and Rear Adm. 
Alan D. Breed, USCG, Chief, Office of Readiness 
and Reserve. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Wednesday, 
March 18. 

NOMINATIONS 

Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: 
Committee ordered favorably reported the nomina- 
tions of James G. Stearns, of Nevada, to be a 
member of the Board of Directors of the Securities 
Investor Protection Corporation, J. Michael Dorsey, 
of Missouri, to be General Counsel, Department of 
Housing and Urban Development, Lawrence J. 
White, of New York, to be a member of the Feder- 
al Home Loan Bank Board, and Judith Y. Brach- 
man, of Ohio, to be an Assistant Secretary of Hous- 
ing and Urban Development. 

BUSINESS MEETING 

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proposed legislation relating to Federal Savings and 
Loan Insurance Corporation recapitalization, emer- 
gency bank acquisitions, nonbank banks, securities 
powers for bank holding companies, and bank check 
holds. 

BUSINESS MEETING 

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: 
Committee ordered favorably reported the follow- 
ing business items: 

An original bill to establish a drug testing pro- 
gram in the commercial aviation, rail, and motor 
carrier industries; 

S. 677, authorizing funds for the Federal Trade 
Commission with amendments. (As approved by the 
committee, the bill authorizes $69,850,000 for fiscal 
year 1988, $70,850,000 for fiscal year 1989, and 
$71,850,000 for fiscal year 1990); 

S. 623, authorizing funds for the National Trans- 
portation Safety Board. (As approved by the com- 
mittee, the bill authorizes $26.2 million for fiscal 
year 1988, $27.5 million for fiscal year 1989, and 
$28.8 million for fiscal year 1990); 

An original joint resolution (SJ. Res. 80), com- 
memorating the Interstate Commerce Commission 
on its 100th anniversary; 

The nominations of the following officers of the 
U.S. Coast Guard for promotion to the grade of 
Rear Admiral: Capt. Paul A. Welling, Capt. Walter 
T. Leland, and Capt. Robert E. Kramek, and routine 
lists of Coast Guard nominations. 

BUSINESS MEETING 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee ordered fa- 
vorably reported the following business items: 

S. Con. Res. 24, supporting the initiative of the 
Central American heads of state, meeting in San 
Jose, Costa Rica, in formulating a regional proposal 
for bringing about an end to the armed conflict in 
Central America, with amendments; 

S. Res. 98, expressing the sense of the Senate that 
the Government of the Soviet Union should allow 
Igor V. Ogurtsov to be released from exile and al- 
lowed to emigrate to the West without renouncing 
his views; 

The nominations of Everett E. Bierman, of Vir- 
ginia, current Ambassador to Papua New Guinea 
and to the Solomon Islands, to serve concurrently as 
Ambassador to the Republic of Vanuatu, Deane R. 
Hinton, of Illinois, for the personal rank of Career 
Ambassador in recognition of especially distin- 
guished service, Alton G. Keel, Jr., of Virginia, to 
be the U.S. Permanent Representative on the Coun- 
cil of NATO, with the rank of Ambassador, Joseph 
L. Kirkland, of Washington DC, to be a member of 
the Board for International Broadcasting, Robert E. 
Lamb, of Virginia, to be Assistant Secretary of State 
for Diplomatic Security, Arthur G. Linkletter, of 



California, for the rank of Ambassador during the 
tenure of his service as Commissioner General of 
the United States Exhibition for the International 
Exposition, Brisbane, Australia, 1988, Jack F. Mat- 
lock, Jr., of Florida, to be Ambassador to the Union 
of Soviet Socialist Republics, and Joseph C. Petrone, 
of Iowa, to be the U.S. Representative to the Euro- 
pean Office of the United Nations, with the rank of 
Ambassador; and three foreign service officers' pro- 
motion lists. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— FOREIGN 
ASSISTANCE 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee continued 
hearings on proposed legislation authorizing funds 
for fiscal year 1988 for foreign assistance programs, 
receiving testimony from Peter M. McPherson, Ad- 
ministrator, Agency for International Development; 
Edward J. Derwinski, Under Secretary of State-Des- 
ignate for Coordinating Security Assistance Pro- 
grams; and Lt. Gen. Philip C. Gast, USAF, Director, 
Defense Security Assistance Agency. 
Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE— BUDGET 

Committee on the Judiciary: Committee resumed hear- 
ings on the President's proposed budget request for 
fiscal year 1988 for the Department of Justice, re- 
ceiving testimony from William Bradford Reynolds, 
Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, 
Department of Justice. 

Hearings continue on Tuesday, March 24. 

ECONOMIC ADJUSTMENT AND WORKER 
DISLOCATION 

Committee on Labor and Human Resources: Subcommit- 
tee on Labor held joint hearings with the Subcom- 
mittee on Employment and Productivity on S. 538, 
to implement the recommendations of the Secretary 
of Labor's Task Force on Economic Adjustment and 
Worker Dislocation, receiving testimony from 
Roger D. Semerad, Assistant Secretary of Labor for 
Employment and Training; Ohio Gov. Richard C. 
Celeste, Columbus; Mayor James P. Moran, Jr., Al- 
exandria, Virginia, on behalf of the U.S. Conference 
of Mayors; Thomas R. Donahue, AFL-CIO, and 
Morton Bahr, Communication Workers of America, 
both of Washington, DC; Owen Bieber, United 
Auto Workers, Detroit, Michigan; Frank P. Doyle, 
General Electric Company, Fairfield, Connecticut, 
on behalf of the Committee for Economic Develop- 
ment; and Allan R. Thieme, Amigo Sales, Inc., 
Bridgeport, Michigan, on behalf of the U.S. Cham- 
ber of Commerce. 
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AUTHORIZATIONS— INTELLIGENCE 

Select Committee on Intelligence: Committee held closed 
hearings on proposed legislation authorizing funds 
for fiscal year 1988 for the intelligence community, 
receiving testimony from certain intelligence offi- 
cials. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 45 public bills, H.R. 1492-1536; 5 
private bills, H.R. 1537-1541; and 13 resolutions, 
HJ. Res. 176-182, H. Con. Res. 69-71, and H. Res. 
115-117 were introduced. 

Page 5257 

Report Filed: One report was filed as follows: H. 
Res. 116, providing for the consideration of HJ. 
Res. 175, to impose a moratorium on United States 
assistance for the Nicaraguan democratic resistance 
until there has been a full and adequate accounting 
for previous assistance (H. Rept. 100-21). 

Page 5257 

Condolence Resolution: House agreed to H. Res. 
115, expressing the condolences of the House on the 
death of Senator Zorinsky. 

Page 5191 

Know Your Cholesterol Week: House passed and 
cleared for the President S.J. Res. 65, to designate 
the week of April 5, 1987, as "National Know Your 
Cholesterol Week." 

Page 5199 

Suspensions: House voted to suspend the rules and 
pass the following bills: 

Alabama land conveyance: H.R. 626, amended, to 
provide for the conveyance of certain public lands 
in Cherokee, De Kalb, and Etowah Counties, Ala- 
bama; 

Page 5200 

Wisconsin land conveyance: H.R. 242, to provide for 
the conveyance of certain public lands in Oconto 
and Marinette Counties, Wisconsin (passed by a yea- 
and-nay vote of 407 yeas, Roll No. 25); 

Page 5201 

California land conveyance: H.R. 990, to direct the 
Secretary of the Interior to convey a certain parcel 
of land located near Ocotillo, California; 

Page 5202 

New Jersey scenic rivers study: H.R. 14, to designate 
certain river segments in New Jersey as study rivers 
for potential inclusion in the National Wild and 
Scenic River System; 

Page 5202 



Peace Garden: H.R. 191, to authorize the establish- 
ment of a Peace Garden on a site to be selected by 
the Secretary of the Interior; 

Pag* 5204 

Sante Fe Trail: H.R. 240, to amend the National 
Trails System Act to designate the Santa Fe Trail as 
a National Historic Trail (passed by a yea-and-nay 
vote of 403 yeas to 3 nays, Roll No. 26); 

Page 5206 

Boundary Waters Canoe Area: H.R. 389, to amend 
the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness law to 
change the authorizations of appropriations for re- 
source management review and grants; and 

Page 5208 

Gettysburg Park land donation: H.R. 797, to author- 
ize the donation of certain non-Federal lands to Get- 
tysburg National Military Park and to require a 
study and report on the final development of the 
park. 

Page 5210 

Meeting Hour: Agreed that the House will meet at 
noon on Wednesday, March 11. 

Page 5216 

Amendment Ordered Printed: One amendment was 
submitted for printing under the rule, and appears 
on page 5260. 

Quorum Calls — Votes: Two yea-and-nay votes de- 
veloped during the proceedings of the House today 
and appear on pages 5214, 5215. There were no 
quorum calls. 

Adjournment: Met at noon and, pursuant to the 
provisions of H. Res. 115, adjourned at 7 p.m. as a 
further mark of respect to the memory of the late 
Senator Zorinsky. 

Committee Meetings 

ACREAGE DIVERSION PILOT PROGRAM 
ACT 

Committee on Agriculture: Ordered reported amended 
H.R. 1157, Acreage Diversion Pilot Program Act of 
1987. 

FEDERAL SOIL AND WATER RESOURCE 
CONSERVATION; FOOD SECURITY ACT 

Committee on Agriculture: Subcommittee on Conserva- 
tion, Credit and Rural Development held a hearing 
on federal soil and water resource conservation ac- 
tivities, and implementation of resource conserva- 
tion programs of the Food Security Act of 1985. Tes- 
timony was heard from the following officials of the 
USDA: Milton J. Hertz, Administrator, Agricultural 
Stabilization and Conservation Service; and Wilson 
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BUDGET REQUEST 

Committee on Agriculture: Subcommittee on Wheat, 
Soybeans and Feed Grains held a hearing on the 
Department of Agriculture's recommendations for 
fiscal year 1988 budget request. Testimony was 
heard from Peter Meyers, Deputy Secretary, USDA. 

COMMERCE, JUSTICE, STATE AND 
JUDICIARY APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Com- 
merce, Justice, State and Judiciary approved certain 
Supplemental Items for fiscal year 1987. 

The subcommittee also held a hearing on Arms 
Control and Disarmament Agency, and the Supreme 
Court of the United States. Testimony was heard 
from Kenneth L. Adelman, Director, U.S. Arms 
Control and Disarmament Agency; and Sandra Day 
O'Connor, Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court. 

DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on De- 
fense met in executive session to hold a hearing on 
Strategic Defense Initiative. Testimony was heard 
from Lt. Gen. James A. Abrahamson, USAF, Direc- 
tor, Strategic Defense Initiative Office. 

ENERGY AND WATER 
DEVELOPMENT APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy 
and Water Development met in executive session to 
continue hearings on Department of Energy: 
Atomic Energy Defense Activities. Testimony was 
heard from the following officials of the Depart- 
ment of Energy: Adm. Sylvester J. Foley, Jr., Assist- 
ant Secretary, Defense Programs; John L. Mein- 
hardt, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Nuclear Materi- 
als; and Michael B. Seaton, Deputy Assistant Secre- 
tary, Security Affairs. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

FOREIGN ASSISTANCE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on For- 
eign Assistance held a hearing on fiscal year 1987 
Supplemental and on expedited assistance for Cen- 
tral America. Testimony was heard from John H. 
Hawse, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Polit- 
ical and Military Affairs, Department of State; Rich- 
ard Dissell, Assistant Administrator, Program and 
Policy Coordinations, AID; Henry H. Gaffney, Di- 
rector, Plans, Defense Security Assistance Agency; 
James W. Conrow, Deputy Assistant Secretary, De- 
veloping Nations, Department of the Treasury; and 
Paul D. Taylor, Deputy Assistant, Bureau of Inter- 
American Affairs, Department of State. 



HUD— INDEPENDENT AGENCIES 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on 
HUD — Independent Agencies held a hearing on 
EPA. Testimony was heard from Lee M. Thomas, 
Administrator, EPA. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

INTERIOR APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Interi- 
or continued appropriation hearings. Testimony was 
heard from outside witnesses. 

LABOR— HHS— EDUCATION 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on 
Labor — HHS — Education held a hearing on Nation- 
al Institute of Neurological and Communicative Dis- 
orders and Stroke, National Institute of Dental Re- 
search, and National Institute of Environmental 
Health Sciences, National Institute of Arthritis and 
Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. Testimony was 
heard from the following officials of the Depart- 
ment of Health and Human Services: Dr. Murray 
Goldstein, Director, National Institute of Neurolog- 
ical and Communicative Disorders and Stroke; Dr. 
Harald Loe, Director, National Institute of Dental 
Research; Dr. David P. Hall, Director, National In- 
stitute of Environmental Health Sciences; and Dr. 
Lawrence E. Shulman, Director, Institute of Arthri- 
tis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. 

RURAL DEVELOPMENT, AGRICULTURE 
AND RELATED AGENCIES 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Rural 
Development, Agriculture, and Related Agencies 
held a hearing on Farmers Home Administration. 
Testimony was heard from the following officials of 
the USDA: Kathleen Lawrence, Acting Under Sec- 
retary, Small Community and Rural Development; 
and Vance L. Clark, Administrator, Farmers Home 
Administrator. 

TRANSPORTATION APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Trans- 
portation held a hearing on Panama Canal Commis- 
sion. Testimony was heard from the following offi- 
cials of the Panama Canal Commission: William 
Gianelli, Chairman; and Dennis P. McAuliffe, Ad- 
ministrator. 

TREASURY— POSTAL SERVICE— GENERAL 
GOVERNMENT APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Treas- 
ury — Postal Service — General Government held a 
hearing on Engraving and Printing, and Federal 
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heard from the following officials of the Depart- 
ment of the Treasury: Francis A. Keating II, Assist- 
ant Secretary, (Enforcement); and Robert J. Leuver, 
Director, Bureau of Engraving and Printing. 

MILITARY CONSTRUCTION 
AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Mili- 
tary Installations and Facilities continued hearings 
on the fiscal year 1988-1989 military construction au- 
thorization request, including H.R. 1092, Military 
Construction Authorization Act, 1988 and 1989, with 
emphasis on Air Force programs, and Guard and 
Reserve programs. Testimony was heard from Maj. 
Gen. George E. Ellis, Director, Engineering and 
Services, Headquarters, U.S. Air Force; John B. 
Rosamond, USA, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary 
for Materiel and Facilities, Office of the Assistant 
Secretary for Reserve Affairs, Department of De- 
fense; Brig. Gen. Richard D. Dean, Acting Direc- 
tor, Army National Guard; Brig. Gen. Harry J. 
Mott III, Deputy Chief, Army Reserve; Rear Adm. 
Francie Neale Smith, Deputy Director, Naval Re- 
serve; Brig. Gen. John F. McMerty, Deputy Direc- 
tor, Air National Guard; and Brig. Gen Shirley M. 
Carpenter, Deputy to the Chief, Air Force Reserve. 
Hearings continue March 12. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Mili- 
tary Personnel and Compensation continued hear- 
ings on the manpower portions of the fiscal year 
1988-1989 defense authorization request. Testimony 
was heard from Representative Hutto; from the fol- 
lowing officials of the Department of Defense: Dr. 
William E. Mayer, Assistant Secretary for Health Af- 
fairs; Lt. Gen. Murphy A. Chesney, Surgeon Gener- 
al of the Air Force; Lt. Gen. Quinn H. Becker, Sur- 
geon General of the Army; and Vice Adm. Lewis 
H. Seaton, Director, Naval Medicine and Surgeon 
General of the Navy. 

Hearings continue March 12. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Re- 
search and Development continued hearings on the 
RDT&E portion of the fiscal year 1988-1989 defense 
authorization request. Testimony was heard from 
the following officials of the Department of De- 
fense: Lawrence W. Woodruff, Deputy Under Sec- 
retary for Strategic and Theater Nuclear Forces; and 
Lt. Gen. Bernard P. Randolph, USAF, Deputy 
Chief of Staff, Research and Development; and R. 
James Woolsey, former Secretary of the Army. 
Hearings continue March 12. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Sea- 
power and Strategic and Critical Materials continued 



hearings on the seapower portion of the fiscal yeai 
1988-1989 defense authorization request, with em- 
phasis on submarine programs. Testimony was heard 
from the following officials of the Department ol 
the Navy: Vice Adm. Bruce DeMars, Deputy Chiel 
of Naval Operations (Submarine Warfare); and 
Adm. Kinnaird McKee, Director, Nuclear Propul- 
sion, Naval Sea Systems Command. 
Hearings continue March 12. 

MULTILATERAL INSURANCE GUARANTY 
AGENCY; EXCHANGE RATES 

Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs: Sub- 
committee on Economic Stabilization held a hearing 
on the Council on Industrial Competitiveness, the 
Multilateral Insurance Guaranty Agency, and Ex- 
change Rates. Testimony was heard from Represent- 
ative Wise; Joan McEntee, Deputy Assistant Secre- 
tary, Department of Commerce; and public wit- 
nesses. 

EXPORT-IMPORT BANK; TIED AID 
CREDITS 

Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs: Sub- 
committee on International Finance, Trade and 
Monetary Policy held a hearing on Export-Import 
Bank and tied aid credits. Testimony was heard 
from John A. Bohn, Jr., President and Chairman, 
Export-Import Bank; and public witnesses. 

MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES 

Committee on Education and Labor: Subcommittee on 
Elementary, Secondary and Vocational Education 
continued hearings on the following bills: H.R. 5, 
School Improvement Act of 1987; and H.R. 950, to 
reauthorize programs of Federal financial assistance 
to meet the special educational needs of educational- 
ly deprived children. Testimony was heard from 
Sally Kilgore, Director of Research, Department ol 
Education; and public witnesses. 

COMPETITIVENESS AND TRADE 

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on 
Commerce, Consumer Protection and Competitive- 
ness continued hearings on competitiveness and 
trade. Testimony was heard from Ronald L. Kerber, 
Deputy Under Secretary Research and Advanced 
Technology, Department of Defense; and public 
witnesses. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

AZT TREATMENT FOR AIDS 

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee or 
Health and the Environment held a hearing or 
"The Cost of AZT (a life prolonging drug for the 
treatment of AIDS) and Who Will Pay It." Testimo 
ny was heard from the following officials of the De 
partment of Health and Human Services: Dr 



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Robert Windom, Assistant Secretary for Health; and 
Dr. William Roper, Administrator, Health Care Fi- 
nancing Administration; and a public witness. 

rELECOMMUNICATIONS TRADE ACT 

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on 
relecommunications and Finance held a hearing on 
relecommunication Trade Act of 1987, which is con- 
ained in Title II of H.R. 3, Trade and International 
iconomic Reform Act of 1987. Testimony was heard 
"rom Albert Halprin, Chief, Common Carrier 
3ureau, FCC; Bruce Wilson, Assistant U.S. Trade 
lepresentative; Alfred Sikes, Assistant Secretary for 
Communications and Information, National Tele- 
:ommunications and Information Administration, 
Department of Commerce; and public witnesses. 

FOREIGN ASSISTANCE REQUEST 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Africa 
:ontinued hearings on fiscal year 1988 foreign assist- 
tnce request for Africa (part II). Testimony was 
leard from public witnesses. 
Hearings continue March 18. 

iSTABLISHING A SOUTH ASIA BUREAU 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Asian 
tnd Pacific Affairs held a hearing to establishment 
)f a South Asia Bureau at the Department of State, 
restimony was heard from Senator Moynihan; and 
rom the following officials of the Department of 
>tate: Ronald Spiers, Under Secretary for Manage- 
nent; and Richard Murphy, Assistant Secretary, 
^ear Eastern and South Asian Affairs. 

iXPORT PROMOTION: PROGRAMS 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Inter- 
lational Economic Policy and Trade held a hearing 
)n Export Promotion: Programs. Testimony was 
leard from Alexander Good, Director General, 
J.S. and Foreign Commercial Service, Department 
)f Commerce; Thomas O. Kay, Administrator, For- 
eign Agricultural Service, USDA; and public wit- 
lesses. 

DVERSIGHT 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Inter- 
national Operations held an oversight hearing on in- 
/estigations of the U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland, 
restimony was heard from the following officials of 
the Department of State: H. Byron Hollingsworth, 
Deputy Inspector General, Office of the Inspector 
General; William Bodde, Deputy Assistant Secretary 
[Central European Affairs); and Faith Ryan Whittle- 
sey, U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

COMMITTEE BUSINESS 

Committee on House Administration: Subcommittee on 
Office Systems met to consider pending business. 



SAN PEDRO RIPARIAN NATIONAL 
CONSERVATION AREA 

Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs: Subcommit- 
tee on National Parks and Public Lands approved 
for full committee action amended H.R. 563, to es- 
tablish the San Pedro Riparian National Conserva- 
tion Area in Cochise County, AZ, in order to assure 
paleontological, scientific, cultural, educational, and 
recreational resources of the conservation area. 

Prior to this action, the subcommittee held a hear- 
ing on this legislation. Testimony was heard from 
Representative Kolbe; Robert F. Burford, Director, 
Bureau of Land Management, Department of the In- 
terior; and public witnesses. 

NOAA BUDGET REQUEST 

Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries: Subcom- 
mittee on Oceanography held a hearing on the fiscal 
year 1988 budget request of the NOAA. Testimony 
was heard from Anthony J. Calio, Under Secretary 
for Oceans and Atmosphere, Department of Com- 
merce. 

WHISTLEBLOWER PROTECTION ACT 

Committee on Post Office and Civil Service: Subcommit- 
tee on Civil Service held a hearing on H.R. 25, 
Whistleblower Protection Act of 1987. Testimony 
was heard from James Colvard, Deputy Director, 
Office of Personnel Management; Stuart E. Schiffer, 
Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Civil Division, 
Department of Justice; and from the following offi- 
cials of the Merit Systems Protection Board: Llewel- 
lyn M. Fischer, General Counsel; and Mary Wiese- 
man, Special Counsel, Office of Special Counsel. 

AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS 

Committee on Public Works and Transportation: Sub- 
committee on Investigations and Oversight held a 
hearing on the 1981 firings of air traffic controllers 
at the Chicago Air Route Traffic Control Center in 
Aurora, Illinois. Testimony was heard from public 
witnesses. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

MORATORIUM ON CONTRA AID 

Committee on Rules: Granted a rule providing for con- 
sideration in the House of H.J. Res. 175, to impose 
a moratorium on United States assistance for the 
Nicaraguan democratic resistance until there has 
been a full and adequate accounting for previous as- 
sistance. The rule provides three hours of debate to 
be equally divided and controlled by Representative 
Foley of Washington and Representative Michel of 
Illinois or their designees. Waives all points of order 
against the consideration of the joint resolution. The 
rule provides one motion to recommit which may 
not contain instructions. Section two of the rule pro- 



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vides that upon the adoption of this resolution, it 
shall not be in order to entertain a motion to pro- 
ceed to the consideration of or to consider H J. Res. 
174 or any other joint resolution specified in section 
212(a) of the Military Construction Appropriations 
Act, 1987, unless the motion is offered by the Major- 
ity Leader, or his designee, after consultation with 
the Minority Leader. Testimony was heard from 
Representatives Foley and Johnson of Connecticut. 

STRATOSPHERIC OZONE DEPLETION 

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcom- 
mittee on Natural Resources, Agriculture Research 
and Environment held a hearing on stratospheric 
ozone depletion. Testimony was heard from the fol- 
lowing officials of NOAA, Department of Com- 
merce: Susan Solomon, Aeronomy Laboratory; and 
Daniel Albritton, Director, Aeronomy Laboratory; 
Robert Watson, Acting Program Manager for 
Upper Atmospheric Research; and from the follow- 
ing officials of EPA: John Hoffman, Chairman, 
Stratospheric Ozone Protection Task Force; and 
James Falco, Office of Research and Development. 
Hearings continue March 12. 

BUDGET PROPOSALS; EARTHQUAKE 
HAZARDS REDUCTION ACT 

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcom- 
mittee on Science, Research and Technology held a 
hearing on the fiscal year 1988 budget proposal for 
the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act. Testimony 
was heard from officials of the Federal Emergency 
Management Agency, the U.S. Geological Survey, 
Department of the Interior, NSF, and the National 
Bureau of Standards, Department of Commerce; 
and public witnesses. 

NASA AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcom- 
mittee on Space Science and Applications continued 
hearings on NASA authorization. Testimony was 
heard from public witnesses. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

NASA AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcom- 
mittee on Transportation, Aviation and Materials 
held a hearing on NASA authorization. Testimony 
was heard from Raymond S. Colladay, Associate Ad- 
ministrator, Office of Aeronautics and Space Tech- 
nology, NASA. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

SBA BUDGET REQUEST 

Committee on Small Business: Continued hearings on 
fiscal year 1988 budget request for the SBA. Testi- 
mony was heard from Representative Atkins; Joseph 
R. Wright, Deputy Director, OMB; Edward M. 
Gramlich, Deputy Director, CBO; Federick D. 



Wolf, Director, Accounting and Financial Manage- 
ment Division, GAO; and Edward H. Fleischman, 
Commissioner, SEC. 

Hearings continue March 12. 

MEDICARE CATASTROPHIC PROPOSALS 

Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on 
Health continued hearings on providing catastrophic 
coverage in the Medicare Program. Testimony was 
heard from Representatives Bonker and Regula; Mi- 
chael Zimmerman, Senior Associate Administrator, 
Human Resources Division, GAO; and public wit- 
nesses. 

WELFARE REFORM PROPOSALS 

Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on 
Public Assistance and Unemployment Compensation 
continued hearings on welfare reform proposals. 
Testimony was heard from public witnesses. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

MISLEADING AND DECEPTIVE MAILINGS 
TO SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFICIARIES 

Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on 
Social Security held a hearing on misleading and de- 
ceptive mailings to social security beneficiaries. Tes- 
timony was heard from Members of Congress; 
Dorcas R. Hardy, Commissioner, SSA, Department 
of Health and Human Services; Donald D. Davis, 
Manager, Fraud and Prohibitive Mailings Branch, 
Inspection Service, U.S. Postal Service; former Rep- 
resentative James Roosevelt, Chairman, National 
Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medi- 
care; and public witnesses. 

COMPREHENSIVE TRADE LEGISLATION 

Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on 
Trade began markup of H.R. 3, Trade and Interna- 
tional Economic Policy Reform Act of 1987. 
Will continue tomorrow. 

NATIONAL FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE 
PROGRAM BUDGET 

Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: Subcommit- 
tee on Program and Budget Authorization met in 
executive session to continue hearings on National 
Foreign Intelligence Program budget for fiscal year 
1988. Testimony was heard from departmental wit- 
nesses. 

Hearings continue March 12. 

CHILD CARE: THE KEY TO EMPLOYMENT 
IN A CHANGING ECONOMY 

Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families: Held 
a hearing on "Child Care: The Key to Employment 
in a Changing Economy." Testimony was heard 
from public witnesses. 



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COMMITTEE BUSINESS 

Select Committee to Investigate Covert Arms Transactions 
with Iran: Met in executive session to hear testimony 
From Lawrence E. Walsh, Independent Counsel. 



Joint Meeting 

FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAY 
AUTHORIZATIONS 

Conferees completed action on H.R. 2, to authorize 
unds for construction of highways, for highway 
iafety programs, and for mass transportation pro- 
grams, and to expand and improve the relocation as- 
iistance program. 

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Wednesday, March 11, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

Zoutine Proceedings, pages 5292-5545 

Measures Introduced: Fifteen bills and three reso- 
utions were introduced, as follows: S. 710-724, S. 
Ion. Res. 28-29, and S. Res. 165. Page 5331 

Measures Passed: 

Release of Igor V. Ogurtsov: Senate agreed to S. 
tes. 98, to express the sense of the Senate that the 
jovernment of the Soviet Union should allow Igor 
/. Ogurtsov to be released from exile and allowed 
o emigrate to the West without renouncing his 

'iews. Page 5395 

"entral American Initiative — Agreement: A 
inanimous-consent agreement was reached provid- 
ng for consideration of S. Con. Res. 24, to support 
he initiative of Central American heads of state, 
neeting in San Jose, Costa Rica, in formulating a re- 
gional proposal for bringing about an end to the 
irmed conflict in Central America, with 2 hours of 
lebate thereon. 

Page 5396 

dominations Received: Senate received the fol- 
owing nominations: 

Robert H. Bell, to be United States District Judge 
or the Western District of Michigan. 

Verne L. Speirs, of Virginia, to be Administrator 
)f the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency 
Prevention. 

Evan J. Kemp, Jr., of the District of Columbia, to 
3e a member of the Equal Employment Opportunity 
Commission, for the remainder of the term expiring 
(uly 1, 1987. 



Evan J. Kemp, Jr., of the District of Columbia, to 
be a member of the Equal Employment Opportunity 
Commission, for the term expiring July 1, 1992. 

Page 5397 

Nomination Withdrawn: Senate received the 
withdrawal of the following nomination on Tuesday, 
March 10, during the adjournment: 

Robert M. Gates, of Virginia, to be Director of 
Central Intelligence. 

Page 5401 

Nominations Confirmed: Senate confirmed the fol- 
lowing nominations: 

Everett E. Bierman, of Virginia, now Ambassador 
to Papua New Guinea and to Solomon Islands, to 
serve concurrently as Ambassador to the Republic 
of Vanuatu. 

Joseph C. Petrone, of Iowa, to be the Representa- 
tive to the European Office of the United Nations, 
with the rank of Ambassador. 

Arthur G. Linkletter, of California, for the rank of 
Ambassador during the tenure of his service as 
Commissioner General for the International Exposi- 
tion, Brisbane, Australia, 1988. 

Robert E. Lamb, of Virginia, to be Assistant Sec- 
retary of State for Diplomatic Security. 

Jack F. Matlock, Jr., of Florida, to be Ambassador 
to the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. 

Alton G. Keel, Jr., of Virginia, to be the United 
States Permanent Representative on the Council of 
the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, with the 
rank and status of Ambassador. 

Joseph L. Kirkland, of the District of Columbia, 
to be a member of the Board for International 
Broadcasting. 

Robert B. Costello, of Michigan, to be an Assist- 
ant Secretary of Defense. 

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Messages From the President: 

Messages From the House: 

Measures Referred: 

Measures Ordered Placed on Calendar: 

Executive Reports: 

Statements on Introduced Bills: 

Additional Cosponsors: 

Amendments Submitted: 

Notices of Hearings: 

Committee Authority To Meet: 

Additional Statements: 



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Adjournment: Senate convened at 12 noon, and ad- 
journed at 4:55 p.m., until 9:30 a.m., on Thursday, 
March 12, 1987. (For Senate program, see remarks 
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Committee Meetings 

FmHA— FARMER PROGRAM 
REGULATIONS 

Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry: Com- 
mittee held hearings to review proposed new credit 
regulations affecting the Farmers Home Administra- 
tion loan programs (52 Fed. Reg. 1706), receiving 
testimony from Vance L. Clark, Administrator, 
Farmers Home Administration, Department of Agri- 
culture; Brian P. Crowley, Senior Associate Direc- 
tor, Resources, Community, and Economic Develop- 
ment, and Jim Yeager, and John Wanska, both Eval- 
uators, all of the General Accounting Office; Ron 
Albee, Vermont Commissioner of Agriculture, 
Montpelier; Frank Kirschenheiter, Credit Review 
Board of North Dakota, Bismarck; Diane Thomas, 
FmHA County Supervisor, Donaldsonville, Semi- 
nole County, Georgia; Minnesota Attorney General 
Hubert H. Humphrey III, Minneapolis; North 
Dakota Attorney General Nicholas J. Spaeth, Bis- 
marck; South Dakota Attorney General Roger Tel- 
linghuisen, Pierre; Nebraska Attorney General 
Robert M. Spire, Lincoln; Eugene Severens, Center 
for Rural Affairs, Walthill, Nebraska; Jim Massey, 
Farmer's Legal Action; and Alan Bergman and Carl 
Limvere, both representing the North Dakota Farm- 
er's Union, Jamestown. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

APPROPRIATIONS— AGRICULTURE 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Agri- 
culture, Rural Development, and Related Agencies 
resumed hearings on proposed budget estimates for 
fiscal year 1988 for the Department of Agriculture, 
receiving testimony in behalf of funds for the Farm- 
ers Home Administration from Kathleen W. Law- 
rence, Acting Under Secretary for Small Community 
and Rural Development, Vance Clark, Administra- 
tor, and James Anderson, Director, Budget Divi- 
sion, both of the Farmers Home Administration, 
and Robert E. Sherman, Deputy Director, Legisla- 
tive and Regulatory Systems, Office of Budget and 
Program Analysis, all of the Department of Agricul- 
ture. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Tuesday, March 
17. 

APPROPRIATIONS— NOAA/MARINE 
MAMMAL COMMISSION 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Com- 
merce, Justice, State, the Judiciary, and Related 
Agencies held hearings on proposed budget esti- 
mates for fiscal year 1988, receiving testimony in 
behalf of funds for their respective activities from 
Anthony J. Calio, Administrator, National Oceanic 
and Atmospheric Administration, Department of 



Commerce; and Robert Eisner, Chairman, Marine 
Mammal Commission. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Wednesday, 
March 18. 

APPROPRIATIONS— SOCIAL SECURITY/ 
FAMILY SUPPORT/INSTITUTES OF 
HEALTH 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Labor, 
Health and Human Services, Education, and Relat- 
ed Agencies held hearings on proposed budget esti- 
mates for fiscal year 1988, in behalf of funds for 
their respective activities from Dorcas R. Hardy, 
Commissioner, Social Security Administration; 
Wayne A. Stanton, Administrator, Family Support 
Administration; and in behalf of funds for the Na- 
tional Institutes of Health from James B. Wyngaar- 
den, Director, Murray Goldstein, Director, National 
Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disor- 
ders and Stroke, Duane Alexander, Director, Na- 
tional Institute of Child Health and Human Devel- 
opment, Lawrence E. Shulman, Director, National 
Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin 
Diseases, Carl Kupfer, Director, National Eye Insti- 
tute, Ruth L. Kirschstein, Director, National Insti- 
tute of General Medical Sciences, Betty H. Pickett, 
Director, Division of Research Resources, David P. 
Rail, Director, National Institute of Environmental 
Health Sciences, Donald A.B. Lindberg, Director, 
National Library of Medicine, and Doris H. Merritt, 
Acting Director, National Center for Nursing Re- 
search, all of the National Institutes of Health, De- 
partment of Health and Human Services. 
Subcommittee will meet again tomorrow. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— MILITARY 
CONSTRUCTION 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Mili- 
tary Construction held hearings on proposed budget 
estimates for fiscal year 1988 for military construc- 
tion programs, receiving testimony from Robert A. 
Stone, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for In- 
stallations; Maj. Gen. Robert L. Dacey, USA, Assist- 
ant Chief of Engineers, Rear Adm. John P. Jones, 
Jr., Commander, Naval Facilities, Engineering Com- 
mand, and Brig. Gen. Joseph A. Ahearn, USAF, 
Deputy Director, Engineering and Services, all of 
the Department of Defense. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Wednesday, 
March 18. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— DEFENSE 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Con- 
ventional Forces and Alliance Defense held hearings 
on proposed legislation authorizing funds for fiscal 
years 1988 and 1989 for the Department of Defense, 
focusing on the Army's long-term plans for major 
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Gen. Max Thurman, Vice Chief of Staff, and Lt. 
Gen. Louis Wagner, Jr., Deputy Chief of Staff for 
Research, Development and Acquisition, both of 
the United States Army. 
Subcommittee will meet again tomorrow. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— DEFENSE 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Readi- 
ness, Sustainability and Support resumed open and 
closed hearings on proposed legislation authorizing 
funds for fiscal years 1988 and 1989 for the Depart- 
ment of Defense, focusing on depot maintenance, 
supply and spare parts programs, receiving testimo- 
ny from Gen. Earl T. O'Loughlin, USAF, Com- 
mander, Air Force Logistics Command; and Lt. Gen. 
Peter G. Burbules, USA, Deputy Commanding 
General for Material Readiness/Executive Director 
for Conventional Ammunition, Army Materiel Com- 
mand. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Tuesday, March 
17. 

BUSINESS MEETING 

Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: On 
Tuesday, March 10, the committee ordered favor- 
ably reported an original bill, the Competitive 
Equality Banking Act of 1987, relating to Federal 
Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation recapital- 
ization, emergency bank acquisitions, nonbank 
banks, securities powers for bank holding compa- 
nies, and bank check holds. 

WORLD OIL OUTLOOK 

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Committee 
resumed oversight hearings on the world oil out- 
look and its implications for the domestic oil and 
natural gas industry, receiving testimony from John 
Lichtblau, Petroleum Industry Research Foundation, 
Inc., New York, New York; Scott Jones, Chase 
Econometrics, Inc., Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania; and 
Daniel Dreyfus, Gas Research Institute, Washing- 
ton, DC. 
Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

CLEAN COAL TECHNOLOGY 

Committee on Environmental and Public Works: Sub- 
committee on Environmental Protection resumed 
hearings on the emerging and available technologies 
for the control of acid rain precursors, focusing on 
clean coal technology and the U.S. -Canada Joint 
Report of the Special Envoys on Acid Rain, receiv- 
ing testimony from J. Allen Wampler, Assistant Sec- 
retary of Energy for Fossil Energy; Mary L. Walker, 
Assistant Secretary of Energy for Environment, 
Safety and Health; Craig J. Potter, Assistant Admin- 
istrator for Air, Noise and Radiation, and Frank 
Princiotta, Director, Air and Energy Engineering 
Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Devel- 



opment, both of the Environmental Protection 
Agency; and David G. Hawkins, Natural Resources 
Defense Council, Washington, DC. 
Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

BUSINESS MEETING 

Committee on Finance: Committee ordered favorably 
reported an original bill authorizing funds for fiscal 
year 1988 for the U.S. Customs Service, Department 
of the Treasury, the U.S. International Trade Com- 
mission, and the Office of the U.S. Trade Repre- 
sentative. 

Also, the committee ordered favorably reported 
S. Res. 164, calling on the President to respond to 
the violations by Japan of the U.S. -Japan agreement 
on semiconductors. 

ABM TREATY— CONSTITUTIONAL 
IMPLICATIONS 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee held joint 
hearings with the Committee on the Judiciary to 
review constitutional implications of the Anti-Ballis- 
tic Missile Treaty of 1972, receiving testimony from 
Senators Nunn and Wilson; Lt. Gen. Royal Allison, 
(USAF-Ret.), Member, and Raymond Garthoff, Ex- 
ecutive Secretary and Senior Adviser, both of the 
U.S. ABM Treaty Negotiating Delegation; J.W. Ful- 
bright, former Chairman, Senate Foreign Relations 
Committee; Laurence Tribe, Harvard University, 
Cambridge, Massachusetts; and Louis Henkin, Co- 
lumbia University, New York, New York. 
Hearings continue on Thursday, March 26. 

NOMINATIONS 

Committee on the Judiciary: Committee concluded 
hearings on the nominations of Edward Leavy, of 
Oregon, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Ninth Cir- 
cuit, Malcolm F. Marsh, to be U.S. District Judge 
for the District of Oregon, Morton I. Greenberg, of 
New Jersey, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Third 
Circuit, and James B. Zagel, to be U.S. District 
Judge for the Northern District of Illinois, after the 
nominees testified and answered questions in their 
own behalf. Messrs. Leavy and Marsh were intro- 
duced by Senators Hatfield and Packwood, Mr. 
Greenberg was introduced by Senators Bradley and 
Lautenberg, and Mr. Zagel was introduced by Sena- 
tor Simon. 

MERGERS 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Anti- 
trust, Monopolies, and Business Rights concluded 
oversight hearings on mergers and acquisitions, fo- 
cusing on the role of the Department of Justice in 
enforcing the antitrust laws with respect to such 
transactions, after receiving testimony from Charles 
F. Rule, Acting Assistant Attorney General, Anti- 
trust Division, Department of Justice; Daniel Oliver, 



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Chairman, Federal Trade Commission; Robert 
Abrams, New York Attorney General, Albany; An- 
thony J. Celebrezze, Jr., Ohio Attorney General, 
Columbus; Robert Pitofsky, Georgetown Law 
Center, and Ernest Gellhorn, Jones, Day, Reavis 
and Pogue, both of Washington, DC; F.M. Scherer, 
Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pennylvania; and 
John D. Ong, B.F. Goodrich Co., Akron, Ohio. 

MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH 
ADMINISTRATION 

Committee on Labor and Human Resources: Committee 
held oversight hearings on the activities of the Mine 
Safety and Health Administration, Department of 
Labor, focusing on enforcement of the Mine Safety 
and Health Act, receiving testimony from Larry 
Layne, Barboursville, Kentucky, Michael Finnie, 
Vincennes, Indiana, Allen Howell, Madisonville, 
Kentucky, and A. Dewey Riffle and Dorsey Owens, 
both of Norton, Virginia, all Special Investigators, 
Paul Helton, Barboursville, Kentucky, and Ronald 
Beason, Moab, Utah, both Inspectors, and Clarence 
Goode, Safety and Health Specialist, all of the Mine 
Safety and Health Administration, Department of 
Labor; J. Davitt McAteer, Occupational Safety and 
Health Law Center, Washington, DC; Herschel H. 
Potter, former Chief, Division of Safety, Mine 
Safety and Health Administration; Paul Compona- 
tion, former Mine Safety and Health Specialist, 
Mine Safety and Health Administration; Barbara 
Myers, Tracy City, Tennessee; Daniel Simpson, Gul- 
ston, Kentucky; and Paul Scaff, Barboursville, Ken- 
tucky. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND 
EDUCATION 

Committee on Labor and Human Resources: Committee 
held hearings on the development of a regional edu- 
cational telecommunications system, receiving testi- 
mony from Sandra Lauffer, Academy for Education- 
al Development, New York, New York; Joseph 
Duffey, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; 
Henry J. Cauthen, South Carolina Educational Tele- 
vision Network, Columbia; Will Kitchen, Tele-Sys- 
tems Associates, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota; Aldo 
Monteiro, East Providence Senior High School, East 
Providence, Rhode Island; Benjamin Stavely, Al- 
virne High School, Hudson, New Hampshire; Mari- 
lyn Gardner, Boston Public Schools, Boston, Massa- 
chusetts, on behalf of the Council of Great City 
Schools; and Robert Bennett, Wakefield High 
School, Wakefield, Massachusetts. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— INTELLIGENCE 

Select Committee on Intelligence: Committee continued 
closed hearings on proposed legislation authorizing 



funds for fiscal year 1988 for the intelligence com- 
munity, receiving testimony from certain intelli- 
gence officials. 

Hearings continue on Tuesday, March 17. 

IRAN/CONTRA MATTERS 

Select Committee on Secret Military Assistance to Iran and 
the Nicaraguan Opposition: Committee met in closed 
session to discuss matters relating to the Iran-Contra 
affair, but made no announcements, and recessed 
subject to call. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 32 public bills, H.R. 1542-1573; 6 
private bills, H.R. 1574-1579; and 8 resolutions, H.J. 
Res. 183-185, H. Con. Res. 72 and 73, and H. Res. 
118-120 were introduced. 

Page 5492 

Bills Reported: Reports were filed as follows: 

H.R. 1085, to amend title 38, United States Code, 
to make permanent the new GI bill educational as- 
sistance programs established by chapter 30 of such 
title, amended (H. Rept. 100-22); and 

H. Res. 108, providing amounts from the contin- 
gent fund of the House for the expenses of investi- 
gations and studies by standing and select commit- 
tees of the House in the first session of the One 
Hundredth Congress (H. Rept. 100-23). 

Page 5942 

Journal: By a yea-and-nay vote of 313 yeas to 77 
nays with 2 voting "present," Roll No. 27, the 
House approved the Journal of Tuesday, March 10. 

Page 5402 

Contra Aid Moratorium: By a recorded vote of 
230 ayes to 196 noes, Roll No. 30, the House passed 
H.J. Res. 175, to impose a moratorium on United 
States assistance for the Nicaraguan democratic re- 
sistance until there has been a full and adequate ac- 
counting for previous assistance. 

Page 5414 

Rejected the Edwards of Oklahoma motion to re- 
commit the resolution to the Committee on Appro- 
priations. 

Page 5467 

H. Res. 116, the rule under which the joint reso- 
lution was considered, was agreed to earlier by a 
yea-and-nay vote of 227 yeas to 198 nays, Roll No. 
28. 

Page 5403 

Quorum Calls — Votes: One quorum call, two yea- 
and-nay votes, and one recorded vote developed 



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during the proceedings of the House today and 
appear on pages 5402, 5413, 5458, 5467. 

Adjournment: Met at noon and adjourned at 8:53 
p.m. 

Committee Meetings 

RURAL ELECTRIFICATION 
ADMINISTRATION; FEDERAL CROP 
INSURANCE CORPORATION 

Committee on Agriculture: Subcommittee on Conserva- 
tion, Credit, and Rural Development held a hearing 
on policies and activities of the Rural Electrification 
Administration and the Federal Crop Insurance Cor- 
poration. Testimony was heard from the following 
officials of the USDA: Harold V. Hunter, Adminis- 
trator, REA; and E. Ray Fosse, Manager, Federal 
Crop Insurance Corporation. 

FOREST PRODUCTS TRADE 

Committee on Agriculture: Subcommittee on Forests, 
Family Farms, and Energy held a hearing on forest 
products trade. Testimony was heard from the fol- 
lowing officials of the USDA: Thomas O. Kay, Ad- 
ministrator, Foreign Agricultural Service; and 
George Leonard, Associate Chief, Forest Service; 
and public witnesses. 

COMMERCE, JUSTICE, STATE AND 
JUDICIARY APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Com- 
merce, Justice, State, and Judiciary held a hearing 
on Attorney General. Testimony was heard from 
Edwin Meese III, Attorney General. 

The subcommittee also met in executive session 
to hold a hearing on the FBI. Testimony was heard 
from William H. Webster, Director, FBI, Depart- 
ment of Justice. 

DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on De- 
fense met in executive session to hold a hearing on 
Chemical Weapons and Demilitarization, Navy 
Weapons and other Procurement. Testimony was 
heard from the following officials of the Depart- 
ment of Defense: Robert B. Barker, Assistant Secre- 
tary (Atomic Energy); James R. Ambrose, Under 
Secretary of the Army; Rear Adm. W.D. Smith, 
USN, Director, Office of Budget and Reports, 
Office of the Navy Comptroller; and Rear Adm. 
Robert H. Ailes, USN, Director, Surface Combat 
Systems Division. 

ENERGY AND WATER DEVELOPMENT 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy 
and Water Development met in executive session to 
continue hearings on Department of Energy: 



Atomic Energy Defense Activities. Testimony was 
heard from Adm. Kinnaird R. McKee, USN, 
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Department of Energy. 

FOREIGN ASSISTANCE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on For- 
eign Assistance held a hearing on Secretary of State. 
Testimony was heard from George P. Shultz, Secre- 
tary of State. 

HUD— INDEPENDENT AGENCIES 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on 
HUD — Independent Agencies continued hearings 
on EPA. Testimony was heard from Lee M. 
Thomas, Administrator, EPA. 

INTERIOR APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Interi- 
or approved certain Supplemental Items for fiscal 
year 1987. 

The subcommittee also held a hearing on Bureau 
of Mines. Testimony was heard from Robert C. 
Horton, Director, Bureau of Mines, Department of 
the Interior. 

LABOR— HHS— EDUCATION 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on 
Labor — HHS — Education began markup of Supple- 
mental Items for fiscal year 1987. 

The subcommittee also held a hearing on Nation- 
al Institute of Diabetes and Digestive, Kidney Dis- 
eases, and on National Institute of Allergy and In- 
fectious Diseases. Testimony was heard from the fol- 
lowing officials of the Department of Health and 
Human Services: Dr. Phillip E. Gorden, Director, 
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and 
Kidney Diseases; and Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, Direc- 
tor, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Dis- 
eases. 

MILITARY CONSTRUCTION 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Mili- 
tary Construction approved certain Supplemental 
Items for fiscal year 1987. 

The subcommittee also held a hearing on fiscal 
year 1987 Supplementals. Testimony was heard from 
the following officials of the Department of De- 
fense: James R. Ambrose, Under Secretary of the 
Army; and Maj. Gen. Robert J. Dacey, Assistant 
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RURAL DEVELOPMENT, AGRICULTURE, 
AND RELATED AGENCIES, 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Rural 
Development, Agriculture, and Related Agencies 
held a hearing on Human Nutrition Information 
Service, and Food and Nutrition Service. Testimony 
was heard from the following officials of the USD A: 
John Bode, Assistant Secretary, Food and Consumer 
Services; Laura Sims, Administrator, Human Nutri- 
tion Information Service; and Robert Leard, Admin- 
istrator, Food and Nutrition Service. 

TRANSPORTATION APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Trans- 
portation approved for full committee action Supple- 
mental Items for fiscal year 1987. 

The subcommittee also held a hearing on Amtrak. 
Testimony was heard from W. Graham Claytor, Jr., 
Chairman, National Railroad Passenger Corporation 
(Amtrak); and John H. Riley, Administrator, Feder- 
al Railroad Administration, Department of Trans- 
portation. 

TREASURY— POSTAL SERVICE— GENERAL 
GOVERNMENT APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Treas- 
ury — Postal Service — General Government held a 
hearing on U.S. Customs Service. Testimony was 
heard from William von Raab, Commissioner of 
Customs, U.S. Customs Service, Department of the 
Treasury. 

NATIONAL SECURITY POLICY 

Committee on Armed Services: Defense Policy Panel 
held a hearing on national security policy, with em- 
phasis on naval force contributions, on the achieve- 
ment of national security policy objectives, and on 
NATO. Testimony was heard from the following of- 
ficials of the Department of Defense: Adm. Henry 
C. Mustin, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for 
Plans, Policy and Operations, Department of the 
Navy; and John Lehman, Secretary of the Navy; and 
Richard N. Perle, Assistant Secretary for Interna- 
tional Security Policy. 

Hearings continue March 17. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Pro- 
curement and Military Nuclear Systems continued 
hearings on the procurement portion of the fiscal 
years 1988-1989 defense authorization request. Testi- 
mony was heard from the following officials of the 
Department of the Navy: Vice Adm. Robert F. 
Dunn, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Air War- 
fare); Lt. Gen. Keith Smith, Deputy Chief of Staff 
for Aviation (Marine Corps); and Vice Adm. Joseph 



B. Wilkinson, Commander, Naval Air Systems Com- 
mand Headquarters. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Readi- 
ness continued hearings on the operation and main- 
tenance portion of the fiscal years 1988-1989 defense 
authorization request, with emphasis on readiness-re- 
lated Air Force programs. Testimony was heard 
from Lt. Gen. Claudius E. Watts III, Comptroller of 
the Air Force. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

NATIONAL AEROSPACE 
PLANE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Re- 
search and Development and the Subcommittee on 
Transportation, Aviation and Materials of the Com- 
mittee on Science, Space, and Technology held a 
joint hearing on National Aerospace Plane authori- 
zation. Testimony was heard from the following of- 
ficials of the Department of Defense: James Tegne- 
lia, Deputy Director, Defense Advanced Research 
Projects Agency; and Brig. Gen. Robert Rankin, 
USAF, Director of Space Systems, Command Con- 
trol and Communications, Department of the Air 
Force; and from the following officials of NASA: 
Raymond Colladay, Associate Administator; and 
Robert Williams, Program Manager, National Aero- 
space Plane. 

HOUSING AND COMMUNITY 
DEVELOPMENT ACT 

Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs: Sub- 
committee on Housing and Community Develop- 
ment held a hearing on H.R. 4, Housing and Com- 
munity Development Act of 1987. Testimony was 
heard from public witnesses. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT ACT; 
EDUCATION AND TRAINING FOR 
AMERICAN COMPETITIVENESS ACT 

Committee on Education and Labor: Held a hearing on 
the following bills: H.R. 5, School Improvement Act 
of 1987; and H.R. 90, Education and Training for 
American Competitiveness Act of 1987. Testimony 
was heard from William J. Bennett, Secretary of 
Education. 

COMPETITIVENESS AND TRADE 

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on 
Commerce, Consumer Protection and Competitive- 
ness concluded hearings on competitiveness and 
trade. Testimony was heard from Senator Murkow- 
ski; H.T. Goldfield, Assistant Secretary, Trade De- 



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velopment, Department of Commerce; and public 
witnesses. 

POWERPLANT AND INDUSTRIAL FUEL 
USE ACT 

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on 
Energy and Power held a hearing on H.R. 309, to 
repeal and amend certain sections of the Powerplant 
and Industrial Fuel Use Act of 1987. Testimony was 
heard from public witnesses. 

CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATIONS PROGRAM 

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on 
Health and the Environment held a hearing on the 
Childhood Immunizations Program. Testimony was 
heard from Dr. James Mason, Director, Centers for 
Disease Control, Public Health Service, Department 
of Health and Human Services; and public wit- 
nesses. 

PROGRAMS FOR HEALTH PROMOTION 
AND DISEASE PREVENTION 

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on 
Health and the Environment held a hearing on pre- 
ventive health block grant, and on programs for 
health promotion and disease prevention. Testimony 
was heard from the following officials of the De- 
partment of Health and Human Services: Dr. Mi- 
chael McGinnis, Director, Office of Disease Preven- 
tion and Health Promotion; and Dr. James Mason, 
Director, Centers for Disease Control, Public 
Health Service; and public witnesses. 

REFUGEES AND THE SITUATION IN 
CAMBODIA AND LAOS 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Asian 
and Pacific Affairs held a hearing on refugees and 
the situation in Cambodia and Laos. Testimony was 
heard from the following officials of the Depart- 
ment of State: John Monjo, Deputy Assistant Secre- 
tary, East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Robert Funseth, 
Acting Director, Refugee Bureau; and James 
Norris, Deputy Administrator for Asia, AID. 

FOREIGN ASSISTANCE REQUEST 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on 
Europe and the Middle East held a hearing on fiscal 
year 1988 foreign assistance requests. Testimony was 
heard from public witnesses. 

EXPORT CONTROL PROPOSALS 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Inter- 
national Economic Policy and Trade held a hearing 
on export control proposals. Testimony was heard 
from Edward J. Derwinski, Under Secretary for Se- 
curity Assistance, Science and Technology, Depart- 
ment of State; Paul Freedenberg, Assistant Secretary 
for Trade Administration, Department of Com- 
merce; Richard Perle, Assistant Secretary for Inter- 



national Security Policy, Department of Defense; 
Allan Mendelowitz, Associate Director, National Se- 
curity and International Affairs Division, GAO; and 
public witnesses. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

OVERSIGHT 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Inter- 
national Operations met in executive session to con- 
tinue oversight hearings on the investigations of the 
U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland. Testimony was 
heard from the following officials of the Depart- 
ment of State: Ronald I. Spiers, Under Secretary for 
Management; George S. Vest, Director General of 
the Foreign Service and Director of Personnel, 
Bureau of Personnel; and Rozanne L. Ridgway, As- 
sistant Secretary, Bureau of European and Canadian 
Affairs; and Faith Ryan Whittlesey, U.S. Ambassa- 
dor to Switzerland. 

U.S. AND FOREIGN COMMERCIAL SERVICE 

Committee on Government Operations: Subcommittee on 
Commerce, Consumer and Monetary Affairs held a 
hearing on management problems in Department of 
Commerce's U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service. 
Testimony was heard from Allan Mendelowitz, As- 
sociate Director, National Security and International 
Division, GAO; and from the following officials of 
the Department of Commerce: Alexander Good, 
U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service; and Bruce 
Smart, Under Secretary of International Trade. 

DRAFT REPORTS; STATE DEPARTMENT'S 
SILVERWARE REPLACEMENT PROGRAM 

Committee on Government Operations: Subcommittee on 
Legislation and National Security the following draft 
reports: "Violation of the Truth in Negotiations Act 
Give Defense Contractors Millions in Excess Prof- 
its"; and "The Armed Services, Tactical Communi- 
cation Systems Still Cannot Work Together in Joint 
Operations." 

The Subcommittee also held a hearing on the 
State Department's Silverware Replacement Pro- 
gram. Testimony was heard from Joan McCabe, As- 
sociate Director for Security and International Rela- 
tions, GAO; and Donald J. Bouchard, Assistant Sec- 
retary for Administration, Department of State. 

COMMITTEE FUNDING; COMMITTEE 
BUSINESS 

Committee on House Administration: Ordered reported 
amended H. Res. 108, providing amounts from the 
contingent fund of the House for the expenses of 
investigations and studies by standing and select 
committees of the House in the 1st session of the 
100th Congress. 

The Committee also considered other pending 
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MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES 

Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs: Ordered re- 
ported amended the following bills: H.R. 318, 
Ysleta del Sur Pueblo and Alabama and Coushatta 
Indian Tribes of Texas Restoration Act; and H.R. 
568, to establish the San Pedro Riparian National 
Conservation Area in Cochise County, AZ, in order 
to assure paleontological, scientific, cultural, educa- 
tional, and recreational resources of the conserva- 
tion area. 

OVERSIGHT 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Courts, 
Civil Liberties and the Administration of Justice held 
an oversight hearing on the Executive Office of the 
U.S. Attorneys and U.S. Marshals Service. Testimo- 
ny was heard from Robert G. Ulrich, U.S. Attorney 
for the Western District of Missouri; and Stanley E. 
Morris, Director, U.S. Marshals Service, Depart- 
ment of Justice. 

PANAMA CANAL COMMISSION 
AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries: Subcom- 
mittee on Panama Canal/Outer Continental Shelf 
held a hearing on authorization for the Panama 
Canal Commission budget. Testimony was heard 
from the following officials of the Panama Canal 
Commission: William R. Gianelli, Chairman; and 
Dennis P. McAuiffe, Administrator; and a public 
witness. 

BUDGET PROPOSALS— AFFECTING 
FEDERAL EMPLOYEES 

Committee on Post Office and Civil Service: Subcommit- 
tee on Compensation and Employee Benefits held a 
hearing on fiscal year 1988 budget proposals affect- 
ing Federal employees. Testimony was heard from 
public witnesses. 

AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS 

Committee on Public Works and Transportation: Sub- 
committee on Investigations and Oversight contin- 
ued hearings on the 1981 firings of air traffic con- 
trollers at the Chicago Air Route Traffic Control 
Center in Aurora, Illinois. Testimony was heard 
from the following officials of the FA A, Department 
of Transportation: David Erickson, Manager, Qual- 
ity Assurance Staff; Richard P. Shewfelt, Manager, 
Employment Branch, both with the Great Lakes Re- 
gional Headquarters; and Robert L. Miller, Assistant 
Manager for Plans and Programs, Chicago Air 
Route Traffic Control Center; and a public witness. 

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 
AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcom- 
mittee on Energy Research and Development con- 



tinued hearings on Department of Energy fiscal year 
1988 authorization request. Testimony was heard 
from public witnesses. 

Hearings continue March 17. 

NSF AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcom- 
mittee on Science Research and Technology con- 
cluded hearings on NSF fiscal year 1988 authoriza- 
tion. Testimony was heard from Erich Bloch, Direc- 
tor, NSF. 

NASA AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcom- 
mittee on Space Science and Applications continued 
hearings on NASA authorization. Testimony was 
heard from Isaac T. Gillam, Assistant Administrator, 
Commercial Programs, NASA; Courtney Stadd, Di- 
rector, Office of Commercial Space Transportation, 
Department of Transportation; and Robert H. 
Brumley, Deputy General Counsel, Department of 
Commerce. 

Hearings continue March 19. 

NASA AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcom- 
mittee on Transportation, Aviation and Materials 
concluded hearing on NASA authorization. Testi- 
mony was heard from public witnesses. 

VA MEDICAL CONSTRUCTION REQUEST 

Committee on Veterans ' Affairs: Subcommittee on Hos- 
pitals and Health Care held a hearing on the VA 
medical construction request. Testimony was heard 
from Members of Congress; Gerald Neumann, Di- 
rector, Office of Facilities, VA; and representatives 
of veterans' organizations. 

WELFARE REFORM PROPOSALS 

Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on 
Public Assistance and Unemployment Compensation 
continued hearings on welfare reform proposals. 
Testimony was heard from public witnesses. 
Hearings contine March 13. 

COMPREHENSIVE TRADE LEGISLATION 

Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on 
Trade continued markup of H.R. 3, Trade and 
International Economic Policy Reform Act of 1987. 
Will continue tomorrow. 

OVERSIGHT 

Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control: Contin- 
ued oversight hearings on the Anti-Drug Abuse Act 
of 1986. Testimony was heard from Dr. Ian Macdon- 
ald, Director, Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental 
Health Administration, Department of Health and 
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Hearings continue March 18. 
COMMITTEE BUSINESS 

Select Committee to Investigate Covert Arms Transactions 
with Iran: Met in executive session to consider pend- 
ing business. 

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Senate 

Chamber Action 

Routine Proceedings, pages 5560-5657 

Measures Introduced: Twenty-one bills and four 
resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 725-745, 
SJ. Res. 83, S. Con. Res. 30, and S. Res. 166-167. 

Page 5600 

Measures Passed: 

Central American Initiative: By 97 yeas to 1 nay, 
(Vote No. 30), Senate agreed to S. Con. Res. 24, to 
support the initiative of Central American heads of 
state, meeting in San Jose, Costa Rica, in formulat- 
ing a regional proposal for bringing about an end to 
the armed conflict in Central America. 

Page 5561 

Commemoration of the Bicentennial of the United 
States Senate: Senate agreed to S. Res. 166, to 
amend Senate Resolution 352, agreed to April 1, 
1986, relating to the commemoration of the bicen- 
tennial of the Senate of the United States. 

Page 5654 

Authority for Committees: All committees were 
authorized to file reports today until 6 p.m. 

Page 5653 

Message From the President: Senate received the 
following message from the President of the United 
States: 

Transmitting a draft of proposed legislation enti- 
tled "Federal Credit Reform Act of 1987"; which 
was referred jointly to the Committee on the 
Budget and the Committee on Governmental Af- 
fairs. (PM-27) Page 5598 

Nominations Received: Senate received the fol- 
lowing nominations: 

9 Army nominations in the rank of general. 

Routine list of Army nominations. 

Page 5656 

Nominations Confirmed: Senate confirmed the fol- 
lowing nominations on Wednesday, March 11: 

29 Army nominations in the rank of general. 

8 Navy nominations in the rank of admiral. 

119 Air Force nominations in the rank of general. 



2 Marine Corps nominations in the rank of gener- 
al. 

Routine list of Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine 
Corps, Coast Guard, and Foreign Service nomina- 
tions. 

Page 5657 

Confirmed today: 

James G. Stearns, of Nevada, to be a member of 
the Board of Directors of the Securities Investor 
Protection Corporation. 

J. Michael Dorsey, of Missouri, to be General 
Counsel of the Department of Housing and Urban 
Development. 

Judith Y. Brachman, of Ohio, to be an Assistant 
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. 

Lawrence J. White, of New York, to be a 
member of the Federal Home Loan Bank Board. 

Page 5659 

Messages From the President: Page 5598 

Messages From the House: Page 5599 

Measures Referred: Page 5599 

Measures Read First Time: Page 5599 

Statements on Introduced Bills: Page 5600 

Additional Cosponsors: Page 5631 

Notices of Hearings: Page 5639 

Committee Authority To Meet: Page 5639 

Additional Statements: Page 5640 

Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. 
(Total— 30) 

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Adjournment: Senate convened at 9:30 a.m., and 
adjourned at 3:58 p.m., until 9:30 a.m., on Friday, 
March 12, 1987. (For Senate program, see the re- 
marks of Senator Byrd in today's Record on page 
5656.) 

Committee Meetings 

U.S. AGRICULTURE EXPORTS 

Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry: Sub- 
committee on Domestic and Foreign Marketing and 
Product Promotion concluded hearings on proposed 
legislation to promote the export of U.S. agricultur- 
al commodities, including S. 308, S. 310, and S. 512, 
after receiving testimony from Allan I. Men- 
delowitz, Associate Director, National Security and 
International Affairs Division, General Accounting 
Office; Orville Freeman, Agriculture Council of 
America, Dean Kleckner, American Farm Bureau 
Federation, Bart C. Fisher, Patton, Boggs and Blow, 
John Baize, American Soybean Association, and C. 
Manly Molpus, American Meat Institute, all of 
Washington, DC; and William K. Quarles, Sunkist 
Growers, Sherman Oaks, California. 



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APPROPRIATIONS— TVA/BONNEVILLE 
POWER/ APPALACHIAN REGION 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy 
and Water Development resumed hearings on pro- 
posed budget estimates for fiscal year 1988, receiv- 
ing testimony in behalf of funds for their respective 
activities from Charles H. Dean, Jr., Chairman, and 
John B. Waters, Director, both of the Tennessee 
Valley Authority; Winifred A. Pizzano, Federal Co- 
Chairman, Appalachian Regional Commission; and 
James Jura, Administrator, Bonneville Power Com- 
mission. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Monday, March 
16. 

FOREIGN ASSISTANCE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on For- 
eign Operations resumed hearings on proposed 
budget estimates for fiscal year 1988 for certain 
international organizations and programs and certain 
activities of the Agency for International Develop- 
ment, receiving testimony from Vernon A. Walters, 
United States Permanent Representative to the 
United Nations; Alan L. Keyes, Assistant Secretary 
for International Organizational Affairs; and Richard 
E. Bissell, Agency for International Development 
Assistant Administrator for Bureau for Policy Plan- 
ning and Coordination. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Tuesday, March 
17. 

APPROPRIATIONS— NATIONAL SCIENCE 
FOUNDATION 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on HUD- 
Independent Agencies held hearings on proposed 
budget estimates for fiscal year 1988 for the National 
Science Foundation, receiving testimony from Erich 
Bloch, Director, National Science Foundation. 
Subcommittee will meet again tomorrow. 

APPROPRIATIONS— HHS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Labor, 
Health and Human Services, Education, and Relat- 
ed Agencies held hearings on proposed budget esti- 
mates for fiscal year 1988 for the Department of 
Health and Human Services, receiving testimony in 
behalf of funds for the Office of the Secretary, de- 
partmental management, Office for Civil Rights, 
policy research, and the Office of the Inspector 
General from Otis R. Bowen, Secretary, and Rich- 
ard P. Kusserow, Inspector General, both of the 
Department of Health and Human Services. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Wednesday, 
April 22. 



APPROPRIATIONS— PANAMA CANAL 
COMMISSION/NATIONAL 
TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Trans- 
portation and Related Agencies held hearings on 
proposed budget estimates for fiscal year 1988, re- 
ceiving testimony in behalf of funds for their respec- 
tive activities from William R. Gianelli, Secretary of 
Defense Representative for Panama Canal Affairs, 
and Chairman, Board of Directors, Dennis P. 
McAuliffe, Administrator, both of the Panama Canal 
Commission; and James E. Burnett, Chairman, and 
J. Peter Kissinger, Managing Director, both of the 
National Transportation Safety Board. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Thursday, 
March 19. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— DEFENSE 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Projec- 
tion Forces and Regional Defense held joint hear- 
ings with the Subcommittee on Conventional Forces 
and Alliance Defense on proposed legislation au- 
thorizing funds for fiscal years 1988 and 1989, focus- 
ing on the aircraft carrier replacement program, re- 
ceiving testimony from John Lehman, Secretary of 
the Navy; Vice Adm. Henry C. Mustin, USN, 
Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Plans, Policy 
and Operations); Robert W. Komer, former Under 
Secretary of Defense for Policy; Francis J. West, Jr., 
former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Interna- 
tional Security Affairs; and Edward N. Luttwak, 
Center for Strategic and International Studies, 
Washington, DC. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— DEFENSE 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Strate- 
gic Forces and Nuclear Deterrence resumed closed 
hearings on proposed legislation authorizing funds 
for fiscal years 1988 and 1989 for the Department of 
Defense, focusing on a net assessment of the capa- 
bilities of United States and Soviet strategic forces, 
receiving testimony from Gen. John T. Chain 
(USAF), Commander-in-Chief, Strategic Air Com- 
mand. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Monday, March 
16. 

BUSINESS MEETING 

Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: 
Committee ordered favorably reported an original 
bill authorizing funds for fiscal years 1988 and 1989 
for housing and community development programs. 

EXPORT CONTROLS 

Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: 
Subcommittee on International Finance and Mone- 
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controls and competitiveness, receiving testimony 
from Malcolm Baldrige, Secretary of Commerce; 
Edward Derwinski, Acting Under Secretary of State 
for Security Assistance; Richard N. Perle, Assistant 
Secretary of Defense for International Security 
Policy; and Lew Allen, Jr., Jet Propulsion Laborato- 
ry, Pasadena, California, Richard Cooper, Harvard 
University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and John 
McLucas, QuestTech Corporation, McLean, Virgin- 
ia, all of the National Academy of Sciences Panel on 
National Security Export Controls. 

Hearings continue on Tuesday, March 17. 

COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT 

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: 
Committee held joint hearings with the National 
Ocean Policy Study to review coastal management 
policy, receiving testimony from Neil Frank, Na- 
tional Hurricane Center, Coral Gables, Florida; 
Erick Ficken, A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc., Myrtle 
Beach, South Carolina; Don Boesch, Louisiana Uni- 
versity Marine Consortium, Chauvin; and Robert 
W. Knecht, University of California, Santa Barbara. 
Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

NATURAL GAS UTILIZATION ACT 

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Subcom- 
mittee on Energy Regulation and Conservation con- 
cluded hearings on S. 85, to repeal the end use con- 
straint on natural gas and to repeal the incremental 
policy requirements, after receiving testimony from 
Senator Heinz; Tom Chema, Public Utilities Com- 
mission of Ohio, Columbus; Christopher G. Far- 
rand, Peabody Holding Company, representing the 
National Coal Association, Nick Bush, Natural Gas 
Supply Association, Jerome McGrath, Interstate Nat- 
ural Gas Association of America, Michael Buckner, 
United Mine Workers, Edwin S. Rothschild, Citi- 
zen/Labor Energy Coalition, and Larry Hobart, 
American Public Power Association, all of Washing- 
ton, DC; George Lawrence, American Gas Associa- 
tion, and Kenneth P. Woodcock, Applied Energy 
Services, Inc., both of Arlington, Virginia; Kenneth 
L. Lay, ENRON Corporation, Houston, Texas; and 
James G. Harlow, Jr., Oklahoma Gas and Electric 
Company, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, representing 
the Edison Electric Institute. 

FOREIGN ASSISTANCE AUTHORIZATIONS 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Subcommittee on Afri- 
can Affairs concluded hearings on proposed legisla- 
tion authorizing funds for economic assistance pro- 
grams for Africa, after receiving testimony from 
Senators Kennedy and Kasten; Edward L. Saiers, 
Deputy Assistant Administrator for east and south- 
ern Africa, Agency for International Development; 
Roy A. Stacy, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State 
for African Affairs; David Shear, ORT Federation, 



James Upchurch, Cooperative Housing Foundation, 
and Ronald Walters, Howard University, all of 
Washington, DC; John Nicholaides, University of Il- 
linois, Urbana; and Nick Eberstadt, Harvard Center 
for Population Studies, Cambridge, Massachusetts. 

DOE NUCLEAR FACILITIES 

Committee on Governmental Affairs: Committee held 
hearings to review the environmental, health, and 
safety concerns at the Department of Energy nuclear 
production facilities, focusing on the issue of nuclear 
reactor safety at the Hanford, Washington, and Sa- 
vannah River, South Carolina locations, receiving 
testimony from J. Dexter Peach, Assistant Comptrol- 
ler General, Keith O. Fultz, Associate Director, 
Louis H. Roddis, Jr., Consulting Engineer, and 
Gary L. Jones, Senior Evaluator, all of the United 
States General Accounting Office; Forrest J. 
Remick, Vice Chairman, Advisory Committee on 
Reactor Safeguards, United States Nuclear Regula- 
tory Commission; and Mary L. Walker, Assistant 
Secretary for Environment, Safety and Public 
Health, and Don Ofte, Principal Deputy Assistant 
Secretary for Defense Programs, both of the De- 
partment of Energy. 

Hearings continue on Tuesday, March 17. 

ILLEGAL ALIEN FELONS 

Committee on Governmental Affairs: Subcommittee on 
Federal Spending, Budget and Accounting held 
hearings to examine Federal spending cost associat- 
ed with the incarceration of illegal aliens, receiving 
testimony from Jack Shaw, Assistant Commissioner 
of Investigations, and John Simon, Deputy Assistant 
Commissioner for Detention and Deportation, both 
of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, De- 
partment of Justice; Robert Dempsey, Florida De- 
partment of Law Enforcement, Tallahassee; Sheriff 
Joe Sheppard, Highlands County, Florida, on behalf 
of the Florida Sheriffs Association; Willis Booth, 
Florida Police Chiefs Association, Tallahassee; Lt. 
David Smith, Orlando Police Department, Orlando, 
Florida; and a public witness. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH 
ADMINISTRATION 

Committee on Labor and Human Resources: Committee 
concluded oversight hearings on the activities of the 
Mine Safety and Health Administration, Department 
of Labor, focusing on enforcement of the Mine 
Safety and Health Act, after receiving testimony 
from Alan C. McMillan, Acting Assistant Secretary 
for Mine Safety and Health, Department of Labor; 
and Rich Trumka, United Mine Workers of Amer- 
ica, and John A. Knebel, American Mining Con- 
gress, both of Washington, DC. 



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NOMINATIONS 

Committee on Small Business: Committee concluded 
hearings on the nominations of James Abdnor, of 
South Dakota, to be Administrator, Small Business 
Administration, and Charles R. Gillum, of Virginia, 
to be Inspector General, Small Business Administra- 
tion, after the nominees testified and answered ques- 
tions in their own behalf. Mr. Abdnor was intro- 
duced by Senator Pressler. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 31 public bills, H.R. 1580-1610; 1 
private bill, H.R. 1611; and 5 resolutions, HJ. Res. 
186, H. Con. Res. 74-76, and H. Res. 121 were in- 
troduced. 

Page 5558 

Bill Reported: H.R. 568, to establish the San Pedro 
Riparian National Conservation Area in Cochise 
County, Arizona, in order to assure paleontological, 
scientific, cultural, educational, and recreational re- 
sources of the conservation area, amended (H. 
Rept. 100-24). 

Page 5558 

Net Worth Guarantee Provisions Extension: 

House disagreed to the Senate amendments to H.R. 
431, to extend until September 15, 1987, the emer- 
gency acquisition and net worth guarantee provi- 
sions of the Garn-St Germain Depository Institu- 
tions Act of 1982 — returning the measure to the 
Senate. 

Page 5546 

Credit Union Conservatorship Authority: House 
passed H.R. 1562, to make permanent certain au- 
thority of the National Credit Union Administration 
Board. 

Page 5546 

Migration Study Commission: The Minority 
Leader appointed as members of the Commission 
for the Study of Migration and Cooperative Eco- 
nomic Development the following individuals from 
private life on the part of the House: Diego C. As- 
cencio of Washington, DC, Donna Alvarado of 
Washington, DC, and Eric H. Biddle, Jr., of Arling- 
ton, Virginia. 

Page 5547 

Legislative Program: The Majority Leader an- 
nounced the legislative program for the week of 
March 16. Agreed to adjourn from Thursday to 
Monday. 

Page 5547 



Calendar Wednesday: Agreed to dispense with 
Calendar Wednesday business of March 18. 

Page 5548 

Congressional Award Board: The Speaker appoint- 
ed Representative Lantos as a member on the part 
of the House of the Congressional Award Board. 

Page 5548 

Infant Mortality Prevention Commission: The 

Speaker appointed Representative Rowland of 
Georgia as a member on the part of the House of 
the National Commission to Prevent Infant Mortali- 
ty- 
Page 5548 

Agricultural Workers Commission: The Speaker 
appointed Russell Williams of Visalia, California, as 
an additional member from private life on the part 
of the House of the Commission on Agricultural 
Workers. 

Page 5548 

Federal Employees' Retirement System: House 
passed H.R. 1505, making technical corrections relat- 
ing to the Federal Employees' Retirement System. 

Page 5556 

Quorum Calls — Votes: No quorum calls or votes 
developed during the proceedings of the House 
today. 

Adjournment: Met at 11 a.m. and adjourned at 
11:45 a.m. 

Committee Meetings 

FARM CREDIT ACT AMENDMENTS 

Committee on Agriculture: Subcommittee on Conserva- 
tion, Credit, and Rural Development held a hearing 
on implementation of Farm Credit Act Amendments 
of 1985 and 1986, financial condition of the Farm 
Credit System, and regulatory activities of the Farm 
Credit Administration. Testimony was heard from 
the following officials of the Farm Credit Adminis- 
tration: Frank Naylor, Chairman; Jim Billington and 
Marvin R. Duncan, both members. 

DECOUPLING CONCEPT 

Committee on Agriculture: Subcommittee on Wheat, 
Soybeans, and Feed Grains held a hearing on the 
decoupling concept as it applies to commodity pro- 
grams. Testimony was heard from Senator Bosch- 
witz; Representative Bruce; and public witnesses. 

COMMERCE, JUSTICE, STATE, AND 
JUDICIARY APPROPRLVTIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Com- 
merce, Justice, State, and Judiciary held a hearing 
on U.S. Marshals Service, Office of Justice Pro- 
grams, and General Administration, Fees and Ex- 
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Commission, and Community Relations Service. 
Testimony was heard from the following officials of 
the Department of Justice: Stanley E. Morris, Direc- 
tor, U.S. Marshals Service; Richard B. Abell, Assist- 
ant Attorney General, Office of Justice Programs; 
Harry H. Flickinger, Acting Assistant Attorney Gen- 
eral, General Administration, Fees and Expenses of 
Witnesses; Bohdan A. Futey, Chairman, Foreign 
Claims Settlement Commission; and Wallace P. 
Warfield, Acting Director, Community Relations 
Service. 

DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on De- 
fense met in executive session and approved certain 
Supplemental Items for fiscal year 1987. 

The subcommittee also met in executive session 
to hold a hearing on Air Force Aircraft Procure- 
ment. Testimony was heard from Lt. Gen. Bernard 
P. Randolph, USAF, Deputy Chief of Staff, Re- 
search, Development and Acquisition. 

ENERGY AND WATER DEVELOPMENT 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy 
and Water Development held a hearing on Depart- 
ment of Energy Power Marketing Administration. 
Testimony was heard from Martha O. Hesse, Chair- 
man, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, De- 
partment of Energy. 

FOREIGN ASSISTANCE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on For- 
eign Assistance approved certain Supplemental 
Items for fiscal year 1987. 

The subcommittee also held a hearing on AID 
Administrator, and AID Overview. Testimony was 
heard from M. Peter McPherson, Administrator, 
AID. 

HUD— INDEPENDENT AGENCIES 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on 
HUD — Independent Agencies held a hearing on 
Council on Environmental Quality. Testimony was 
heard from A. Alan Hill, Chairman, Council on En- 
vironmental Quality. 

INTERIOR APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Interi- 
or held a hearing on Smithsonian. Testimony was 
heard from Robert McC. Adams, the Secretary, 
Smithsonian Institution. 

LABOR— HHS— EDUCATION 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on 
Labor — HHS — Education held a hearing on Nation- 
al Institute of Child Health and Human Develop- 



ment, National Eye Institute, and National Institute 
of General Medical Sciences and Research Re- 
sources. Testimony was heard from the following of- 
ficials of the Department of Health and Human 
Services: Dr. Duane Alexander, Director, National 
Institute of Child Health and Human Development; 
Dr. Carl Kupfer, Director, National Eye Institute; 
Dr. Ruth L. Kirschstein, Director, National Institute 
of General Medical Sciences; and Dr. Betty Pickett, 
Director, Research Resources. 

MILITARY CONSTRUCTION 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Mili- 
tary Construction held a hearing on Army Military 
Construction Program. Testimony was heard from 
the following officials of the Department of the 
Army: Michael Owen, Principal Deputy to the As- 
sistant Secretary; and Maj. Gen. Robert Dacey, As- 
sistant Chief of Engineers, Corps of Engineers. 

RURAL DEVELOPMENT, AGRICULTURE 
AND RELATED AGENCIES 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Rural 
Development, Agriculture, and Related Agencies 
met in executive session and approved certain Sup- 
plemental Items for fiscal year 1987. 

The subcommittee also held a hearing on Cooper- 
ative State Research Services, Extension Service and 
National Agricultural Library. Testimony was heard 
from the following officials of the USD A: Orville 
G. Bentley, Assistant Secretary, Science and Educa- 
tion; John Patrick Jordan, Administrator, Coopera- 
tive State Research Services and Office of Grants 
and Program Systems; Myron D. Johnsrud, Admin- 
istrator, Extension Service; and Joseph Howard, Di- 
rector, National Agricultural Library. 

TRANSPORTATION APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Trans- 
portation held a hearing on Federal Railroad Ad- 
ministration. Testimony was heard from John H. 
Riley, Administrator, Federal Railroad Administra- 
tion, Department of Transportation. 

TREASURY— POSTAL SERVICE— GENERAL 
GOVERNMENT APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Treas- 
ury — Postal Service — General Government held a 
hearing on Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Fire- 
arms, and the Secret Service. Testimony was heard 
from the following officials of the Department of 
the Treasury: Stephen C. Higgins, Director, Bureau 
of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms; and John R. 
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DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Mili- 
tary Installations and Facilities continued hearings 
on the fiscal year 1988-1989 military construction au- 
thorization request, including H.R. 1092, Military 
Construction Authorization Act, 1988 and 1989, with 
emphasis on Defense Agencies Programs. Testimo- 
ny was heard from Robert A. Stone, Deputy Assist- 
ant Secretary for Installations, Office of Assistant 
Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics; Department 
of Defense; John W. Beach, Deputy Director, Re- 
source Management, Defense Communications 
Agency; Rear Adm. Robert W. Schmitt, USN, 
Deputy Director, Defense Intelligence Agency; Lt. 
Gen. Vincent M. Russo, USA, Director, Defense 
Logistics Agency; Gerald H. Dunbar, Director, Fa- 
cilities Engineering and Logistics Office, Defense 
Mapping Agency; Thomas Jeffers, Assistant Direc- 
tor, Command Services, Logistics and Engineering, 
Defense Nuclear Agency; Gordon Dowery, Direc- 
tor, Defense Medical Facilities Office of Assistant 
Secretary (Health Affairs), Department of Defense; 
Barbara S. Pope, Deputy Assistant Secretary (Family 
Support, Education and Safety), Office of Assistant 
Secretary (Force Management and Personnel), De- 
partment of Defense; and Lt. Gen. Bradley G. 
Hosmer, USA, President, National Defense Univer- 
sity. 

The subcommittee also continued these hearings 
in executive session, with emphasis on Strategic De- 
fense Initiative Organization and National Security 
Agency programs. Testimony was heard from Wil- 
liam H. Jenkins, Assistant Director, Installations and 
Logistics, National Security Agency; and Brig. Gen. 
Malcolm O'Neill, Deputy Director for Programs 
and Systems, Strategic Defense Initiative Organiza- 
tion. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Mili- 
tary Personnel and Compensation concluded hear- 
ings on the manpower portions of the fiscal year 
1988-1989 defense authorization request, with em- 
phasis on the Department of Defense's proposed 
CHAMPUS Reform Initiative. Testimony was heard 
from David P. Baine, Associate Director, Human 
Resources Division, GAO; and Robert F. Hale, As- 
sistant Director for National Security Division, 
CBO. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Pro- 
curement and Military Nuclear Systems continued 
hearings on the procurement portion of the fiscal 
year 1988-1989 defense authorization request, with 
emphasis on Department of Defense strategic mod- 
ernization programs and arms control related issues. 



Testimony was heard from Lawrence W. Woodruff, 
Deputy Under Secretary for Strategic and Theater 
Nuclear Forces, Department of Defense. 
Hearings continue March 18. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Readi- 
ness continued hearings on the operation and main- 
tenance portion of the fiscal year 1988-1989 defense 
authorization request, with emphasis on readiness-re- 
lated Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve 
Programs. Testimony was heard from Maj. Gen. 
John B. Conaway, Director, Air National Guard; 
Maj. Gen. Roger P. Scheer, Chief, Air Force Re- 
serve; and public witnesses. 
Hearings continue March 17. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Re- 
search and Development continued hearings on the 
RDT&E portion of the fiscal year 1988-1989 defense 
authorization request. Testimony was heard from 
the following officials of the Department of De- 
fense: Donald Frederickson, Deputy Under Secre- 
tary for Tactical Warfare Programs; Maj. Gen. John 
M. Loh, Director of Operational Requirements, 
Headquarters, U.S. Air Force; Richard Rumpf, Prin- 
cipal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research, De- 
velopment and Systems; and Vice Adm. Paul 
McCarthy, Director, Research, Development, and 
Acquisition, both with the Department of the Navy; 
and Lt. Gen. Louis Wagner, Jr., Deputy Chief of 
Staff for Research, Development, and Acquisition, 
Department of the Army. 
Hearings continue March 17. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Sea- 
power and Strategic and Critical Materials continued 
hearings on the seapower portion of the fiscal year 
1988-1989 defense authorization request, with em- 
phasis on other Procurement — Navy accounts, 
Weapons Procurement — Navy accounts and Naval 
Reserve issues. Testimony was heard from the fol- 
lowing officials of the Department of the Navy: 
Rear Adm. William D. Smith, Director, Fiscal Man- 
agement Division, Office of Program Planning; and 
Rear Adm. Robert H. Ailes, Director, Surface 
Combat Systems Division, Office of the Chief of 
Naval Operations; and representatives from the 
Naval Reserve Association. 
Hearings continue March 17. 

HOUSING AND COMMUNITY 
DEVELOPMENT ACT 

Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs: Sub- 
committee on Housing and Community Develop- 
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Community Development Act of 1987. Testimony 
was heard from public witnesses. 
Hearings continue March 19. 

EDUCATION AND TRAINING FOR 
AMERICAN COMPETITIVENESS ACT 

Committee on Education and Labor: Concluded hear- 
ings on H.R. 90, Education and Training for Ameri- 
can Competitiveness Act of 1987. Testimony was 
heard from public witnesses. 

SOVIET COMPLIANCE WITH ARMS 
CONTROL AGREEMENTS 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Arms 
Control, International Security and Science held a 
hearing on Soviet compliance with arms control 
agreements. Testimony was heard from Kenneth L. 
Adelman, Director, U.S. Arms Control and Disar- 
mament Agency; Richard Perle, Assistant Secretary 
(International Security Policy), Department of De- 
fense; and public witnesses. 

FOREIGN AID REQUEST FOR THE 
PHILIPPINES 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Asian 
and Pacific Affairs held a hearing on foreign aid re- 
quest for the Philippines. Testimony was heard from 
public witnesses. 

FOREIGN AID REQUEST FOR SRI LANKA 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Asian 
and Pacific Affairs held a hearing on foreign aid re- 
quest for Sri Lanka. Testimony was heard from 
Robert Peack, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Near 
Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of 
State; James Norris, Deputy Administrator for Asia, 
AID; and public witnesses. 

FOREIGN AID REQUEST 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on 
Human Rights and International Organizations ap- 
proved for full committee action fiscal year 
1988-1989 Foreign Aid request. 

EXPORT CONTROL PROPOSALS 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Inter- 
national Economic Policy and Trade continued hear- 
ings on Export Control proposals. Testimony was 
heard from public witnesses. 

DRAFT REPORT 

Committee on Government Operations: Subcommittee on 
Government Activities and Transportation approved 
for full committee action the following draft report: 
"Preventing the Granting of Special Issuance Medi- 
cal Certificates to Medically Unfit Pilots: FAA Over- 
sight." 



REFORM OF THE FEDERAL BUDGET 
PROCESS 

Committee on Government Operations: Subcommittee on 
Legislation and National Security held a hearing on 
Reform of the Federal Budget Process. Testimony 
was heard from public witnesses. 

COMMITTEE BUSINESS 

Committee on House Administration: Subcommittee on 
Procurement and Printing met to consider pending 
business. 

MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES 

Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs: Subcommit- 
tee on National Parks and Public Lands held a hear- 
ing on the following bills: H.R. 563, to establish a 5- 
year pilot program to collect recreational use fees 
for facilities and services provided by the Angeles 
National Forest, CA; H.R. 773, to prohibit the Sec- 
retary of the Interior from the charging a fee for ad- 
mission to National Historical Parks; H.R. 1089, to 
amend the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act 
of 1965, as amended, to permit the use of parks en- 
trance, admission, and recreation use fees for the 
operation of the National Park System; and H.R. 
1320, Land and Water Conservation Fund Act 
Amendments of 1987. Testimony was heard from 
Representatives Akaka, Foglietta, and Martinez; Wil- 
liam P. Horn, Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wild- 
life and Parks, Department of the Interior; and 
public witnesses. 

SELECTION OF COURT OF APPEALS 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Adminis- 
trative Law and Governmental Relations approved 
for full committee action H.R. 1162, to amend title 
28, United States Code, to provide for the selection 
of the court of appeals to decide multiple appeals 
filled with respect to the same agency order. 
The subcommittee also acted on private bills. 

IMPACT OF FOREIGN TRADE PRACTICES 

Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries: Subcom- 
mittee on Merchant Marine held a hearing on the 
impact of foreign trade practices on U.S. maritime 
industries and labor, including the following bills: 
H.R. 300, Maritime Agreements Act; and H.R. 
1290, Ocean Transportation Practices Act of 1987. 
Testimony was heard from Edward V. Hickey, Jr., 
Chairman, Federal Maritime Commission; John A. 
Gaughan, Administrator, Maritime Administration, 
Department of Transportation; and public witnesses. 

STRATOSPHERIC OZONE DEPLETION 

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcom- 
mittee on Natural Resources, Agriculture Research 
and Environment concluded hearings on stratospher- 
ic ozone depletion. Testimony was heard from Rich- 



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ment of State; Craig Potter, Assistant Administrator, 
Office of Air and Radiation, EPA; and public wit- 
nesses. 

SBA BUDGET REQUEST 

Committee on Small Business: Continued hearings on 
fiscal year 1988 budget request for the SBA. Testi- 
mony was heard from John Moffitt, Acting Associ- 
ate Administrator, Management and Administration, 
SBA; and public witnesses. 

HOSPITAL INDIGENT CARE 

Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on 
Health held a hearing on hospital indigent care. 
Testimony was heard from public witnesses. 

REVIEW LOBBYING AND POLITICAL 
ACTIVITIES OF TAX-EXEMPT 
ORGANIZATIONS 

Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on 
Oversight held a hearing to review lobbying and 
political activities of tax-exempt organizations. Testi- 
mony was heard from the following officials of the 
Department of the Treasury: Roger Mentz, Assistant 
Secretary for Tax Policy; and Lawrence Gibbs, Com- 
missioner, IRS; and Jennie S. Stathis, Assistant Di- 
rector, General Government Division, GAO. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

COMPREHENSIVE TRADE LEGISLATION 

Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on 
Trade approved for full committee action amended 
H.R. 3, Trade and International Economic Policy 
Reform Act of 1987. 

COMMITTEE BUSINESS 

Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: Met in exec- 
utive session to consider pending business. 

NATIONAL FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE 
PROGRAM BUDGET 

Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: Subcommit- 
tee on Program and Budget Authorization met in 
executive session to continue hearings on National 
Foreign Intelligence Program Budget for fiscal year 
1988. Testimony was heard from departmental wit- 
nesses. 

Hearings continue March 17. 

BANKING FOR THE POOR 

Select Committee on Hunger: Held a hearing on bank- 
ing for the poor. Testimony was heard from the fol- 
lowing officials of AID: Dennis Brennan, Deputy 
Assistant Administrator; Michael Farbman, Science 
and Technology; and public witnesses. 



Joint Meeting 

1990 DECENNIAL CENSUS 

Joint Hearing: Senate Committee on Governmental 
Affairs Subcommittee on Federal Services, Post 
Office, and Civil Service held joint hearings with 
the House Committee on Post Office and Civil 
Service Subcommittee on Census and Population to 
review the status of planning for the 1990 decennial 
census, receiving testimony from Robert Ortner, 
Under Secretary of Commerce for Economic Affairs; 
John G. Keane, Director, Bureau of the Census, 
Department of Commerce; and Gene Dodaro, Asso- 
ciate Director, General Government Division, Gen- 
eral Accounting Office. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

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Friday, March 13, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

Routine Proceedings, pages 5685-5715 

Measures Introduced: Two bills and one resolution 
were introduced, as follows: S. 746-747, S. Con. Res. 
31. 

Pag* 5696 

Swearing in of Senator Karnes: Senator David K. 
Karnes, of Nebraska, was sworn in to fill the unex- 
pired term until the vacancy in the term, ending 
January 3, 1989, caused by the death of Senator 
Edward Zorinsky, is filled by election as provided 
by law. 

Page 5691 

Authority for Committees: All committees were 
authorized to file reports until 5 p.m. today. 

Committees were also authorized to file reports 
from 2 until 5 p.m., on Monday, during the adjourn- 
ment. 

Page 5688 

Nominations Received: Senate received the fol- 
lowing nominations: 

Dwight G. Williams, to be U.S. Marshal for the 
Northern District of Mississippi. 

Robert W. Foster, to be U.S. Marshal for the 
Southern District of Ohio. 

Basil S. Baker, to be U.S. Marshal for the South- 
ern District of Texas. 

Page 5715 

Messages From the President: Poge 5694 

Messages From the House: Poge 5695 

Measures Referred: Page 5695 



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Measures Ordered Held at Desk: 

Measures Ordered Placed on Calendar 

Communications: 

Statements on Introduced Bills: 

Additional Cosponsors: 

Notices of Hearings: 

Additional Statements: 

Adjournment: Senate convened at 9:30 a.m., and aj- 
dourned at 11:21 a.m., until 2:30 p.m., on Tuesday, 
March 17, 1987. (For Senate program, see the re- 
marks of Senator Byrd in today's Record on page 
5715.) 



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Page 5702 
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Committee Meetings 






APPROPRIATIONS— NATIONAL SCIENCE 
FOUNDATION/SCIENCE AND 
TECHNOLOGY POLICY 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on HUD- 
Independent Agencies held hearings on proposed 
budget estimates for fiscal year 1988, receiving testi- 
mony in behalf of funds for their respective activi- 
ties from Roland W. Schmitt, Chairman, and Erich 
Bloch, Director, both of the National Science Foun- 
dation; and William R. Graham, Jr., Director, 
Office of Science and Technology Policy. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Friday, March 
20. 

URANIUM ENRICHMENT 

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Subcom- 
mittee on Energy Research and Development con- 
cluded oversight hearings on the current status of 
the domestic uranium mining industry, and imple- 
mentation of the Department of Energy's uranium 
enrichment program, after receiving testimony from 
A. David Rossin, Assistant Secretary of Energy for 
Nuclear Energy; Robert C. Steffy, Jr., Manager of 
Office of Power, and Edward S. Christenbury, Gen- 
eral Counsel, both of the Tennessee Valley Author- 
ity; William S. Lee, Duke Power Company, Char- 
lotte, North Carolina, on behalf of the American 
Nuclear Energy Council and the Edison Elelctric In- 
stitute; and J.D. Stephens, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, 
on behalf of the Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers 
of America. 

ACCOUNTING AND MANAGEMENT OF 
SEIZED CASH 

Committee on Governmental Affairs: Subcommittee on 
Federal Spending, Budget and Accounting held 
hearings to examine the results of a General Ac- 
counting Office survey regarding the accounting 
procedures and processing of seized cash and prop- 
erty by Federal agencies, receiving testimony from 
Senator Sasser; Gene L. Dodaro, Associate Director, 



Sabastian Correira, Assistant Director, Mario Arte- 
siano, Group Leader, all of the General Govern- 
ment Division, General Accounting Office; James J. 
Hogan, Controller, Drug Enforcement Administra- 
tion, and James I.K. Knapp, Deputy Associate At- 
torney General, both of the Department of Justice; 
and William von Raab, Commissioner, and Wayne 
Hamilton, Comptroller, both of the U.S. Customs 
Service, Department of the Treasury. 
Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

BUDGET IMPACT ON OLDER AMERICANS 

Special Committee on Aging: Committee concluded 
hearings to review the impact of the President's 
budget request for fiscal year 1988 on older Ameri- 
cans, focusing on Medicare and Medicaid proposals, 
after receiving testimony from William L. Roper, 
Administrator, Health Care Financing Administra- 
tion, James B. Wyngaarden, Director, National In- 
stitutes of Health, T. Franklin Williams, Director, 
National Institute on Aging, Carolyn D. Gray, 
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Human De- 
velopment Services, Carol Frazer Fisk, Commission- 
er, Administration on Aging, and Nelson J. Sabatini, 
Deputy Commissioner of Social Security for Man- 
agement and Assessment, all of the Department of 
Health and Human Services; and Eugene Lehr- 
mann, American Association of Retired Persons, 
and Jacob dayman, National Council of Senior Citi- 
zens, both of Washington, DC. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

The House was not in session today. Its next 
meeting will be held at noon on Monday, March 16. 

Committee Meetings 

COMMERCE, JUSTICE, STATE AND 
JUDICIARY APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Com- 
merce, Justice, State and Judiciary held a hearing on 
Legal Activities, U.S. Attorneys, Antitrust Division, 
and Oversight of Bankruptcy Cases. Testimony was 
heard from the following officials of the Depart- 
ment of Justice: Arnold Burns, Deputy Attorney 
General; and Thomas J. Stanton, Director and 
Counsel, Executive Office for U.S. Trustees. 

RURAL DEVELOPMENT, AGRICULTURE 
AND RELATED AGENCIES 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Rural 
Development, Agriculture, and Related Agencies 



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held a hearing on Federal Grain Inspection Service. 
Testimony was heard from the following officials of 
the USDA: Kenneth Gilles, Assistant Secretary for 
Marketing and Inspection Services; and W. Kirk 
Miller, Administrator, Federal Grain Inspection 
Service. 

NATIONAL SECURITY POLICY 

Committee on Armed Services: Defense Policy Panel 
continued hearings on national security policy, relat- 
ing to strategic forces. Testimony was heard from 
the following officials of the Department of De- 
fense: Gen. Larry D. Welch, Chief of Staff, U.S. Air 
Force; and Richard Perle, Assistant Secretary, Inter- 
national Security Policy; and W. Allen Holmes, Di- 
rector, Politico-Military Affairs, Department of 
State. 

MILITARY CONSTRUCTION 
AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Mili- 
tary Installations and Facilities continued hearings 
on the fiscal year 1988-1989 military construction au- 
thorization request, including H.R. 1092, Military 
Construction Authorization Act, 1988 and 1989. Tes- 
timony was heard from Representatives Foglietta, 
Bustamante, Alexander, Akaka, Dicks, Glickman, 
Weiss, Hall of Ohio, Lowry of Washington, Swift, 
Ray, Porter, and Richardson, and public witnesses. 
Hearings continue March 17. 

WELFARE REFORM PROPOSALS 

Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on 
Public Assistance and Unemployment Compensation 
continued hearings on welfare reform proposals. 
Testimony was heard from public witnesses. 

REVIEW LOBBYING AND POLITICAL 
ACTIVITIES OF TAX-EXEMPT 
ORGANIZATIONS 

Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on 
Oversight continued hearings to review lobbying 
and political activities of tax-exempt organizations. 
Testimony was heard from public witnesses. 

♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ 

Monday, March 16, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

The Senate was not in session today. It will next 
meet on Tuesday, March 17, 1987, at 2:30 p.m. 



Committee Meetings 

APPROPRIATIONS— RECLAMATION 
PROGRAMS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy 
and Water Development held hearings on proposed 
budget estimates for fiscal year 1988 for energy and 
water development programs, receiving testimony in 
behalf of funds for Federal reclamation projects 
from Donald P. Hodel, Secretary of the Interior, 
and C. Dale Duvall, Commissioner, Bureau of Rec- 
lamation, Department of the Interior. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Wednesday, 
March 18. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— DEFENSE 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Strate- 
gic Forces and Nuclear Deterrence held closed 
hearings on proposed legislation authorizing funds 
for fiscal years 1988 and 1989 for the Department of 
Defense, receiving testimony from officials of the 
Department of Defense. 

Subcommittee will neet again on Thursday, 
March 19. 

DEFENSE INDUSTRIAL BASE 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on De- 
fense Industry and Technology concluded hearings 
to review the status of the defense industrial base, 
after receiving testimony from Robert B. Costello, 
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and 
Logistics (Designate); Norm Augustine, Martin 
Marietta Corporation, Bethesda, Maryland; Jacques 
S. Gansler, The Analytic Sciences Corporation, Ar- 
lington, Virginia; and Admiral Bobby R. Inman 
(USN-ret.), Westmark Systems Incorporated, 
Austin, Texas. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— FOREIGN 
ASSISTANCE 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Subcommittee on Ter- 
rorism, Narcotics and International Communications 
concluded hearings on proposed legislation authoriz- 
ing funds for fiscal year 1988 for foreign assistance 
programs, after receiving testimony in behalf of 
funds for international narcotics programs from Ann 
Barbara Wrobleski, Assistant Secretary of State for 
International Narcotics Matters. 

POSTAL SERVICE 

Committee on Governmental Affairs: Subcommittee on 
Federal Services, Post Office, and Civil Service held 
oversight hearings on the condition of the Nation's 
postal system, receiving testimony from Preston R. 
Tisch, Postmaster General, who was accompanied 
by Michael S. Coughlin, Deputy Postmaster Gener- 
al, Comer S. Coppie, Senior Assistant Postmaster 
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Hughes, Deputy General Counsel, all of the U.S. 
Postal Service. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 17 public bills, H.R. 1612-1628; 
and 4 resolutions, H. Con. Res. 77-80, were intro- 
duced. 

Page 5723 

Bills Reported: Reports were filed as follows: 

H.R. 1157, Farm Disaster Assistance Act of 1987, 
amended (H. Rept. 100-25). 

Page 5723 

Late Report: Conferees received permission to 
have until 6 p.m. today to file a conference report 
on H.R. 2, to authorize funds for construction of 
highways, for highway safety programs, and for 
mass transportation programs, and to expand and 
improve the relocation assistance program. 

Page 5718 

Presidential Message — Credit Reform: Read a 
message from the President wherein he transmits 
proposed legislation entitled "Federal Credit 
Reform Act of 1987" — referred to the Committees 
on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs, Govern- 
ment Operations, Rules, Ways and Means, Educa- 
tion and Labor, and Energy and Commerce and or- 
dered printed (H. Doc. 100-50). 

Page 5718 

Quorum Calls — Votes: No quorum calls or votes 
developed during the proceedings of the House 
today. 

Adjournment: Met at noon and adjourned at 12:13 
p.m. 

Committee Meetings 

COMMERCE, JUSTICE, STATE, AND 
JUDICIARY APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Com- 
merce, Justice, State, and Judiciary held a hearing 
on Drug Enforcement Administration. Testimony 
was heard from John C. Lawn, Administrator, Drug 
Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice. 

DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on De- 
fense held a hearing on Army Operation and Main- 
tenance, and on Environmental Restoration, De- 
fense. Testimony was heard from the following offi- 
cials of the Department of Defense: Lt. Gen. Max 
W. Noah, USA, Comptroller of the Army; Brig. 



Gen. Richard J. Mallion, USA, Director of Oper- 
ations and Support, Office of the Comptroller of the 
Army; and Carl J. Schafer, Jr., Deputy Assistant Sec- 
retary (Environment), Office of the Assistant Secre- 
tary of Defense (Acquisition and Logistics). 

ENERGY AND WATER DEVELOPMENT 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy 
and Water Development held a hearing on Power 
Marketing Administration. Testimony was heard 
from the following officials of the Department of 
Energy: Donna R. Fitzpatrick, Assistant Secretary, 
Conservation and Renewable Energy; and Adminis- 
trators of the Power Marketing Administration. 

INTERIOR APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Interi- 
or held a hearing on Pennsylvania Avenue Develop- 
ment Corporation, and on the National Capitol 
Planning Commission. Testimony was heard from 
M.J. Brodie, Executive Director, Pennsylvania 
Avenue Development Corporation; and Glen T. Ur- 
quhart, Chairman, National Capital Planning Com- 
mission. 

LABOR— HHS— EDUCATION 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on 
Labor — HHS — Education held a hearing on Nation- 
al Institute on Aging, and on the John E. Fogarty 
International Center. Testimony was heard from the 
following officials of the National Institutes of 
Health, Department of Health and Human Services: 
Dr. T. Franklin Williams, Director, National Insti- 
tute of Aging; and Dr. Craig K. Wallace, Director, 
John E. Fogarty International Center for Advanced 
Study in the Health Sciences. 

MILITARY CONSTRUCTION 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Mili- 
tary Construction held a hearing on Navy Military 
Construction Program. Testimony was heard from 
the following officials of the Department of the 
Navy: Keith Eastin, Principal Deputy Assistant Sec- 
retary (Shipbuilding and Logistics); Rear Adm. J. P. 
Jones, Jr., CEC, Commander, Naval Facilities Engi- 
neering Command; and Brig. Gen. J. P. Hoar, 
USMC, Director, Facilities and Services Division, 
Installations and Logistics Department, Headquar- 
ters, U.S. Marine Corps. 

RURAL DEVELOPMENT, AGRICULTURE 
AND RELATED AGENCIES 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Rural 
Development, Agriculture and Related Agencies 



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held a hearing on Agricultural Marketing Service, 
Agricultural Cooperative Service, Office of Trans- 
portation, and on the Packers and Stockyards Ad- 
ministration. Testimony was heard from the follow- 
ing officials of the USDA: Kenneth A. Gilles, As- 
sistant Secretary for Marketing and Inspection Serv- 
ices; J. Patrick Boyle, Administrator, Agricultural 
Marketing Service; Randall E. Torgerson, Adminis- 
trator, Agricultural Cooperative Service; Martin F. 
Fitzpatrick, Jr., Administrator, Office of Transporta- 
tion; William T. Manley, Deputy Administrator, 
Program Operations, Agricultural Marketing Serv- 
ice; and B.H. Jones, Administrator, Packers and 
Stockyards Administration. 

CLASSIFIED BRIEFING 

Committee on Armed Services: Met in executive session 
to receive a classified briefing on the Strategic De- 
fense Initiative Program. Testimony was heard from 
Lt. Gen. James A. Abrahamson, USAF, Director, 
Strategic Defense Initiative Organization, Depart- 
ment of Defense. 

AIDS EDUCATION PREVENTION 

Committee on Government Operations: Subcommittee on 
Human Resources and Intergovernmental Relations 
held a hearing on AIDS education prevention 
review. Testimony was heard from Dr. Robert E. 
Windom, Assistant Secretary for Health, Depart- 
ment of Health and Human Services; and public 
witnesses. 



Joint Meeting 



AUTHORIZATIONS— ELEMENTARY AND 
SECONDARY EDUCATION 

Joint Hearing: Senate Committee on Labor and 
Human Resource's Subcommittee on Education, 
Arts, and Humanities concluded joint hearings with 
the House Committee on Education and Labor's 
Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary, and Voca- 
tional Education on proposed legislation authorizing 
funds for the Elementary and Secondary Education 
Act and the Education Consolidation and Improve- 
ment Act, including H.R. 5, H.R. 950, and S. 373, 
after receiving testimony from William S. Wood- 
side, American Can Company, and Charles Marshall, 
American Telephone and Telegraph Company, both 
of New York, New York; Charles W. Parry, Alumi- 
num Company of America, Pittsburgh, Pennsylva- 
nia; William S. Edgerly, State Street Bank Trust 
Company, Boston, Massachusetts; and Gerald D. 
Foster, Pacific Telesis Group, Los Angeles, Califor- 
nia. 



Tuesday, March 17, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

Routine Proceedings, pages 5749-5974 

Measures Introduced: Fifteen bills and fourteen 
resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 748-762, 
SJ. Res. 84-96, and S. Con. Res. 32. 

Page 5920 

Measures Reported: Reports were made as follows: 
S. 12, to amend title 38, United States Code, to 
remove the expiration date for eligibility for the 
educational assistance programs for veterans of the 
All Volunteer Force, and for other purposes, with 
an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. 
Rept. No. 100-13) 

Page 5920 

Measures Passed: 

Afghanistan Day: The Committee on the Judici- 
ary was discharged from the further consideration of 
S.J. Res. 63, to designate March 21, 1987, as "Af- 
ghanistan Day," and the joint resolution was then 
passed. 

Page 5909 

Disapproval of Contra Aid: Senate began consider- 
ation of S.J. Res. 81, to disapprove the provision of 
additional assistance to the Nicaraguan democratic 
resistance pursuant to title II of the Military Con- 
struction Appropriations Act of 1987. 

Page 5880 

A unanimous-consent agreement was reached pro- 
viding for consideration of the joint resolution, with 
a vote to occur thereon on Wednesday, March 18, at 
4 p.m. 

Page 5880 

Nominations Received: Senate received the fol- 
lowing nominations: 

Received March 17, during the adjournment: 
Harry O'Connor, of California, to be a member 
of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for 
Public Broadcasting. 

Page 5974 

Messages From the President: Page 5918 

Messages From the House: Poge 5918 
Measures Ordered Placed on Calendar: Page 5918 

Communications: Page 591 8 

Statements on Introduced Bills: Page 5921 

Additional Cosponsors: Page 5946 

Committee Authority To Meet: Page 5950 

Additional Statements: Page 5950 



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Recess: Senate convened at 2:30 p.m., and recessed 
at 7:53 p.m., until 9:30 a.m., on Wednesday, March 
18, 1987. (For Senate program, see the remarks of 
Senator Byrd in today's Record on page 5974.) 

Committee Meetings 

APPROPRIATIONS— AGRICULTURE 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Agri- 
culture, Rural Development, and Related Agencies 
resumed hearings on proposed budget estimates for 
fiscal year 1988 for the Department of Agriculture, 
receiving testimony in behalf of funds for their re- 
spective activities from John Bode, Assistant Secre- 
tary for Food and Consumer Services, E. Anna Kon- 
dratas, Acting Administrator, George Braley, 
Deputy Administrator, Special Nutrition Program, 
Scott Donn, Acting Deputy Administrator, Family 
Nutrition Program, and Suzanne Harris, Deputy As- 
sistant Secretary for Food and Consumer Services, 
all of the Food and Nutrition Service, and Laura 
Sims, Administrator, Human Nutrition Information 
Service, all of the Department of Agriculture. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Thursday, 
March 19. 

APPROPRIATIONS— DEFENSE 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on De- 
fense resumed hearings on proposed budget esti- 
mates for fiscal year 1988 for the Department of De- 
fense, focusing on Army aviation programs, receiv- 
ing testimony from Lt. Gen. Robert W. Riscassi, 
Deputy Chief of Army Staff for Operations and 
Plans, Lt. Gen. Louis Wagner, Deputy Chief of 
Army Staff for Research Development and Acquisi- 
tion; Brig. Gen. Rondal K. Andreson, USA, Pro- 
gram Manager, Light Helicopter Family (LHX); and 
Maj. Gen. Ellis D. Parker, Commanding General, 
U.S. Army Aviation Center at Fort Rucker. 
Hearings continue on Thursday, March 19. 

FOREIGN ASSISTANCE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on For- 
eign Operations resumed hearings on proposed 
budget estimates for fiscal year 1988 for certain ac- 
tivities of the Agency for International Develop- 
ment, receiving testimony from M. Peter McPher- 
son, Administrator, Agency for International Devel- 
opment (AID). 

Hearings continue on Thursday, March 19. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— DEFENSE 

[Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Con- 
ventional Forces and Alliance Defense and the Sub- 
committee on Defense Industry and Technology 
| concludes joint hearings on proposed legislation au- 
thorizing funds for fiscal years 1988 and 1989 for the 
Department of Defense, focusing on the production 



rates of major acquisition programs, after receiving 
testimony from Robert B. Costello, Assistant Secre- 
tary of Defense for Acquisition and Logistics; and 
Robert F. Hale, Assistant Director, National Securi- 
ty Division, Congressional Budget Office. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— DEFENSE 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Readi- 
ness, Sustainability and Support resumed hearings 
on proposed legislation authorizing funds for fiscal 
year 1988 and 1989 for the Department of Defense, 
focusing on depot maintenance, supply and spare 
parts programs, receiving testimony from Vice 
Adm. T.J. Hughes, Jr., USN, Deputy Chief of 
Naval Operations (Logistics); Lt. Gen. J.J. Went, 
USMC, Deputy Chief of Staff for Installations and 
Logistics; and Lt. Gen. Vincent Russo, USA, Direc- 
tor, Defense Logistics Command. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

EXPORT CONTROLS 

Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: 
Subcommittee on International Finance and Mone- 
tary Policy resumed oversight hearings on U.S. 
export controls and competitiveness, receiving testi- 
mony from Allan I. Mendelowitz, Senior Associate 
Director, National Security and International Affairs 
Division, General Accounting Office; John E. Po- 
meroy, Universal Instruments Corp., Binghamton, 
New York, on behalf of the American Electronics 
Association; Caiman J. Cohen, Emergency Commit- 
tee for American Trade, Washington, DC; Charles 
R. Hough, Honeywell Corp., Minneapolis, Minne- 
sota, on behalf of the Scientific Apparatus Makers 
Association; and Lawrence Brady, Sanders Associ- 
ates, former Assistant Secretary of Commerce for 
Export Administration, Washington, DC. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Thursday, 
March 26. 

BUDGET RESOLUTION 

Committee on the Budget: Committee began markup of 
a proposed concurrent resolution on the fiscal year 
1988 budget for the Federal Government, but did 
not complete action thereon, and will meet again to- 
morrow. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— DEPARTMENT OF 
COMMERCE ACTIVITIES 

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: 
Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space 
concluded hearings on proposed legislation authoriz- 
ing funds for fiscal year 1988 for certain activities of 
the Department of Commerce, after receiving testi- 
mony from Ernest Ambler, Director, and Raymond 
G. Kammer, Deputy Director, both of the National 
Bureau of Standards, D. Bruce Merrifield, Assistant 
Secretary for Productivity, Technology, and Innova- 



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tion, and Joseph F. Caponio, Director, National 
Technical Information Service, all of the Depart- 
ment of Commerce; Peter Cannon, Rockwell Inter- 
national, Thousand Oaks, California; Edward Ne- 
meroff, Datron Instruments, Inc., Stuart, Florida; 
and Robert Bay, American Society of Civil Engi- 
neers, Kansas City, Missouri. 

NOMINATIONS 

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Committee 
concluded hearings on the nominations of Lawrence 
F. Davenport, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secre- 
tary of Energy for Management and Administration, 
Raymond G. Massie, of New Jersey, to be Director 
of the Office of Minority Economic Impact, Depart- 
ment of Energy, and James W. Ziglar, of Maryland, 
to be an Assistant Secretary of the Interior for 
Water and Science, after the nominees testified and 
answered questions in their own behalf. Mr. Daven- 
port was introduced by Senator Inouye and Senator 
Hatch spoke in his behalf, and testimony was also 
received on behalf of Mr. Ziglar from Senators 
DeConcini, McCain, and Cochran. 

PCB DUMPING 

Committee on Environment and Public Works: Subcom- 
mittee on Superfund and Environmental Oversight 
held hearings to examine issues surrounding the 
dumping of PCBs, by the Texas Eastern Gas Pipe- 
line Company in West Amwell, New Jersey, and to 
explore the scope of environmental and health risks 
posed by the PCB disposal, receiving testimony 
from Thomas L. Adams, Assistant Administrator, 
Office of Enforcement and Compliance Monitoring, 
Christopher J. Daggett, Regional Administrator, 
Region II, and A.E. Conroy, Director, Office of 
Compliance Monitoring, Office of Pesticides and 
Toxic Substances, all of the Environmental Protec- 
tion Agency; Howard Homeyer, H.D. Church, and 
Steve Horton, all of the Texas Eastern Gas Pipeline, 
Company, Houston; John W. Gaston, New Jersey 
Department of Environmental Protection, Trenton; 
Martha Madden and James A. Brent, both of the 
Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality, 
Baton Rouge; Mayor Robert Fulper, and Jacqueline 
Nelson, both of West Amwell, New Jersey; and Esla 
Byno-Andriolo, New Jersey Environmental Federa- 
tion, New Brunswick. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

TRADE AGREEMENT ENFORCEMENTS 

Committee on Finance: Committee held hearings on 
proposed legislation to improve enforcement of 
trade agreements, focusing on sections 301 and 
303-306 of S. 490, Omnibus Trade Act, sections 
111-118 of H.R. 3, Trade and International Econom- 
ic Policy Reform Act, and section 5007 of S. 539, 
Trade, Employment, and Productivity Act, and re- 



lated proposals, receiving testimony from Alan F. 
Holmer, General Counsel, Office of the U.S. Trade 
Representative; Allan Mendelowitz, Senior Associ- 
ate Director, United States General Accounting 
Office; Clyde Prestowitz, Woodrow Wilson Center, 
Smithsonian Institution, and former Counsellor to 
the Secretary of Commerce; Phillip A. O'Reilly, 
Houdaille Industries, Inc., Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 
on behalf of the National Machine Tool Builders 
Association; J. Stephen Gabbert and Bart S. Fisher, 
both of the Rice Millers' Association, Arlington, 
Virginia; Julian C. Morris, Automotive Parts and 
Accessories Association, Lanham, Maryland; Robert 
E. Ronzoni, Ronzoni Foods Corporation, Long 
Island City, New York, on behalf of the National 
Pasta Association; and Veronica A. Haggert, Motor- 
ola, Inc., Chicago, Illinois, on behalf of the Semi- 
conductor Industry Association. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— USIA AND BOARD 
FOR INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee concluded 
hearings on S. 740, authorizing funds for fiscal years 
1988 and 1989 for the Board for International Broad- 
casting, and proposed legislation authorizing funds ' 
for the U.S. Information Agency, after receiving tes- 
timony from Charles Z. Wick, Director, U.S. Infor- 
mation Agency; Malcolm S. Forbes, Jr., Chairman, 
and Ben Wattenberg, Vice Chairman, both of the 
Board for International Broadcasting; E. Eugene 1 
Pell, President, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty; 
and Norman Painter, AFGE Local 1812, and Wil- 
liam Woessner, Youth for Understanding, on behalf 
of Liaison Group on International Educational Ex- 
change, both of Washington, DC. 

DOE NUCLEAR FACILITIES 

Committee on Governmental Affairs: Committee re- 
sumed hearings to review the environmental, health, 
and safety conditions at the Department of Energy 
nuclear production facilities, focusing on environ- 
mental issues, receiving testimony from Keith O 
Fultz, Associate Director, U.S. General Accounting 
Office; J. Winston Porter, Assistant Administrator 
for Solid Waste and Emergency Response, Environ^ 
mental Protection Agency; Mary L. Walker, Assist 
ant Secretary for Environment, Safety and Publi«| 
Health, Department of Energy; Anthony J. Celei 
brezze, Jr., Ohio Attorney General, Columbus] 
Roger Stanley, Washington Department of Ecology 
Hanford; and Lewis Bedenbaugh, South Carolin. 
Department of Health and Environmental Control 
Columbia. 

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AUTHORIZATIONS— INTELLIGENCE 

Hect Committee on Intelligence: Committee resumed 
osed hearings on proposed legislation authorizing 
mds for fiscal year 1988 for the intelligence com- 
tunity, receiving testimony from certain intelli- 
ence officials. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

ills Introduced: 39 public bills, H.R. 1629-1667; 6 
rivate bills, H.R. 1668-1673; and 6 resolutions, HJ. 
es. 187-189, and H. Res. 122-124 were introduced. 

Page 5862 

ills Reported: Reports were filed as follows: 
H. Res. 124, waiving points of order against the 
inference report on H.R. 2, to authorize funds for 
instruction of highways, for highway safety pro- 
rams, and for mass transportation programs, and to 
tpand and improve the relocation assistance pro- 
ram, and against the consideration of such confer- 
ice report, and providing for the consideration of 
[. Con. Res. 77, to make a correction, relating to 
le maximum speed limit, in the enrollment of H.R. 
(H. Rept. 100-26); and 

Conference report on H.R. 2, to authorize funds 
>r construction of highways, for highway safety 
rograms, and to expand and improve the relocation 
isistance program (H. Rept. 100-27). 

Page 5867 

ate Report: Committee on Rules received permis- 
on to have until 7 p.m. today to file a certain privi- 
:ged report. 

Page 5749 

lilitary Academy: The Speaker appointed as 
lembers of the Board of Visitors to the United 
tates Military Academy the following Members on 
le part of the House: Representatives Hefner, 
ickett, Fish, and Lowery of California. 

Page 5749 

uspensions: House voted to suspend the rules and 
ass the following bills: 

GI bill: H.R. 1085, amended, to amend title 38, 
Jnited States Code, to make permanent the new GI 
ill educational assistance programs established by 
hapter 30 of such title (passed by a yea-and-nay 
ote of 401 yeas to 2 nays, Roll No. 31); and 

Page* 5749, 5774 

Farm disaster assistance: H.R. 1157, amended, to 
rovide for an acreage diversion program applicable 
) the wheat program for the 1987 and 1988 crops 



(passed by a yea-and-nay vote of 304 yeas to 100 
nays, Roll No. 32). Agreed to amend the title. 

Paget 5767, 5775 

Late Report: Conferees received permission to 
have until midnight tonight to file a conference 
report on H.R. 2, to authorize funds for construc- 
tion of highways, for highway safety programs, and 
for mass transportation programs, and to expand 
and improve the relocation assistance program. 

Page 5776 

Quorum Calls — Votes: Two yea-and-nay votes de- 
veloped during the proceedings of the House today 
and appear on page 5774. There were no quorum 
calls. 

Adjournment: Met at noon and adjourned at 3:25 
p.m. 



Committee Meetings 



AGRICULTURAL TRADE AND FOOD AID 
PROGRAMS 

Committee on Agriculture: Subcommittee on Depart- 
ment Operations, Research and Foreign Agriculture 
held a hearing to review agricultural trade and food 
aid programs. Testimony was heard from Represent- 
atives English and Bereuter; Thomas O. Kay, Ad- 
ministrator, Foreign Agricultural Service; Walter 
Bollinger, Acting Assistant Administrator, AID; and 
Allan Mendelowitz, Senior Associate Director, 
GAO. 

TARGETING FARM PROGRAM PAYMENTS 

Committee on Agriculture: Subcommittee on Wheat, 
Soybeans and Feed Grains held a hearing to review 
targeting farm program payments to family farms. 
Testimony was heard from Representatives Penny 
and Dorgan of North Dakota; and public witnesses. 

COMMERCE, JUSTICE, STATE, AND 
JUDICIARY APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Com- 
merce, Justice, State, and Judiciary held a hearing 
on Immigration and Naturalization Service, Federal 
Prison System, and U.S. Parole Commission. Testi- 
mony was heard from the following officials of the 
Department of Justice: Alan C. Nelson, Commis- 
sioner, Immigration and Naturalization Service; 
Norman A. Carlson, Director, Federal Prison 
System; and Benjamin Baer, Chairman, U.S. Parole 
Commission. 

DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on De- 
fense met in executive session to hold a hearing on 
Intelligence Program, CIA Reprogrammings, and 
Air Force Tactical Intelligence Related Activities. 
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ENERGY AND WATER DEVELOPMENT 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy 
and Water Development held a hearing on DOE: 
Departmental Administration, and on Appalachian 
Regional Commission. Testimony was heard from 
the following officials of the Department of Energy: 
Harry L. Peebles, Acting Assistant Secretary, Man- 
agement and Administration; J. Michael Farrell, 
General Counsel; Theodore J. Garrish, Assistant 
Secretary, Congressional Intergovernmental Public 
Affairs; John C. Layton, Inspector General; David 
B. Waller, Assistant Secretary, International Affairs 
and Energy Emergencies; and Scott L. Campbell, 
Director, Office Policy, Planning and Analysis; and 
Winifred A. Pizzano, Federal Cochairman; Appa- 
lachian Regional Commission. 

FOREIGN ASSISTANCE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on For- 
eign Assistance held a hearing on Secretary of the 
Treasury, and Multilateral Development Banks. Tes- 
timony was heard from James A. Baker III, Secre- 
tary of the Treasury. 

INTERIOR APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Interi- 
or held a hearing on the National Park Service. Tes- 
timony was heard from William Penn Mott, Jr., Di- 
rector, National Park Service, Department of the In- 
terior. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

LABOR— HHS— EDUCATION 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on 
Labor — HHS — Education held a hearing on Nation- 
al Library of Medicine, National Center for Nursing 
Research, and on NIH: Office of the Director, and 
Buildings and Facilities. Testimony was heard from 
the following officials of the Department of Health 
and Human Services: Dr. Donald A.B. Lindberg, 
Director, National Library of Medicine; Dr. Doris 
H. Merritt, Acting Director, National Center for 
Nursing Research; and John D. Mahoney, Associate 
Director, Administration, Office of the Director. 

AGRICULTURE, RURAL DEVELOPMENT 
AND RELATED AGENCIES 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Agri- 
culture, Rural Development and Related Agencies 
held a hearing on Animal and Plant Health Inspec- 
tion Service. Testimony was heard from the follow- 
ing officials of the USDA: Kenneth Gilles, Assistant 
Secretary, Marketing and Inspection Services; and 
Bert Hawkins, Administrator, Animal and Plant 
Health Inspection Service. 



TRANSPORTATION APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Trans- 
portation held a hearing on Washington Metropoli- 
tan Area Transit Authority. Testimony was heard 
from Ralph L. Stanley, Administrator, Urban Mass 
Transit Administration, Department of Transporta- 
tion; and Carmen E. Turner, General Manager, 
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. 

TREASURY— POSTAL SERVICE— GENERAL 
GOVERNMENT APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Treas- 
ury — Postal Service — General Government held a 
hearing on Tax Court, Archives, and on the Federal 
Election Commission. Testimony was heard from 
Samuel B. Sterrett, Chief Judge, U.S. Tax Court; 
Frank Burke, Acting Archivist, National Archives 
and Records Administration; and Thomas J. Jose- 
fiak, Vice Chairman, Federal Election Commission. 

NATIONAL SECURITY POLICY 

Committee on Armed Services: Defense Policy Panel 
continued hearings on national security policy, with 
emphasis on Southwest Asia. Testimony was heard 
from Gen. George B. Crist, USMC, Commander in 
Chief, U.S. Central Command; Richard W. Murphy, 
Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern and South 
Asian Affairs, Department of State; and Ambassador 
Robert Pelletreau, Deputy Assistant Secretary for 
Near Eastern and Southwest Asian Affairs, Depart- 
ment of Defense. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

MILITARY CONSTRUCTION 
AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Mili- 
tary Installations and Facilities continued hearings 
on fiscal years 1988-1989 military construction au- 
thorization request, including H.R. 1092, Military 
Construction Authorization Act, 1988 and 1989. Tes- 
timony was heard from Robert A. Stone, Deputy 
Assistant Secretary for Installations, Office of the As- 
sistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics, De- 
partment of Defense; other departmental witnesses; 
and a public witness. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Readi- 
ness continued hearings on the operation and main- 
tenance portion of the fiscal years 1988-1989 defense 
authorization request. Testimony was heard from 
Vice Adm. William H. Rowden, Commander, 
Naval Sea Systems Command, Department of the 
Navy. 

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DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Re- 
search and Development continued hearings on the 
RDT&E portion of the fiscal years 1988-1989 de- 
fense authorization request, with emphasis on re- 
search and acquisition management. Testimony was 
heard from William Perry, former Under Secretary 
for Research and Engineering, Department of De- 
fense. 

The subcommittee also met in executive session 
to continue hearings on this subject, with emphasis 
on command, control, communications and intelli- 
gence and electronic warfare. Testimony was heard 
from Donald C. Latham, Assistant Secretary for 
Command, Control, Communications and Intelli- 
gence, Department of Defense. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

COMPETITION IN PUBLIC/PRIVATE 
SHIPYARD OVERHAULS 

Committee on Armed Services: the Subcommittee on 
Seapower and Strategic and Critical Materials and 
the Subcommittee on Readiness held a joint hearing 
on competition in public/private shipyard overhauls. 
Testimony was heard from Everett Pyatt, Assistant 
Secretary for Shipbuilding and Logistics, Depart- 
ment of the Navy; and a public witness. 

TRADE AND INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC 
POLICY REFORM ACT 

Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs: Sub- 
committee on International Finance, Trade and 
Monetary Policy approved for full committee action 
amended H.R. 3, Trade and International Economic 
Policy Reform Act of 1987. 

STATE OF NEW COLUMBIA 

Committee on the District of Columbia: Subcommittee 
on Fiscal Affairs and Health held a hearing to clarify 
and define the physical boundaries of the State of 
New Columbia and to clarify the transitional process 
for the transfer of the judicial and prosecutorial au- 
thority from Federal to State control. Testimony was 
heard from Representative Foley; Cheryl Long, Di- 
rector, Public Defender Service, District of Colum- 
bia; Reginald Griffith, Executive Director, National 
Capital Planning Commission; former Representa- 
tive Patsy T. Mink; and William F. Quinn, former 
Governor, Territory of Hawaii. 
Hearings continue March 26. 

CHILDREN AFFECTED BY CIVIL STRIFE IN 
IRELAND 

Committee on Education and Labor: Subcommittee on 
Elementary, Secondary and Vocational Education 
held a hearing on H.R. 1019, to provide an experi- 
ence of life in the United States to children from 
areas affected by civil strife in Ireland by permitting 



the use of education block grant funds. Testimony 
was heard from Representative Williams; and public 
witnesses. 

HIGH RISK OCCUPATIONAL DISEASE 
NOTIFICATION AND PREVENTION ACT 

Committee on Education and Labor: Subcommittee on 
Health and Safety held a hearing on H.R. 162, High 
Risk Occupational Disease Notification and Preven- 
tion Act of 1987. Testimony was heard from Dr. 
James O. Mason, Director, Centers for Disease Con- 
trol, Department of Health and Human Services; 
and public witnesses. 

Hearings continue March 24. 

ECONOMIC ADJUSTMENT AND WORKER 
DISLOCATION 

Committee on Education and Labor: Subcommittee on 
Labor-Management Relations and the Subcommittee 
on Employment Opportunities held a joint hearing 
on H.R. 1122, to implement the recommendations 
of the Secretary of Labor's Task Force on Economic 
Adjustment and Worker Dislocation. Testimony was 
heard from public witnesses. 

TRADE AND INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC 
POLICY REFORM ACT 

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on 
Commerce, Consumer Protection and Competitive- 
ness began markup of H.R. 3, Trade and Interna- 
tional Economic Policy Reform Act of 1987. 
Will continue tomorrow. 

TRADE AND INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC 
POLICY REFORM ACT 

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on 
Telecommunications and Finance approved for full 
committee action amended H.R. 3, Trade and Inter- 
national Economic Policy Reform Act of 1987. 

FOREIGN AID REQUEST 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Asian 
and Pacific Affairs continued hearings on foreign 
aid request for the Philippines. Testimony was 
heard from Gaston Sigur, Assistant Secretary, East 
Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State; Rich- 
ard Armitage, Assistant Secretary, International Se- 
curity Affairs, Department of Defense; James 
Norris, Deputy Administrator for Asia, AID; and 
Peter Allgeier, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative, 
Asian and Pacific Region. 

DEPARTMENT OF STATE 
AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Inter- 
national Operations held a hearing on fiscal year 
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Testimony was heard from George P. Shultz, Secre- 
tary of State. 

Hearings continue March 19. 

BOARD FOR INTERNATIONAL 
BROADCASTING AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Inter- 
national Operations held a hearing on fiscal year 
1988-1989 authorization for the Board for Interna- 
tional Broadcasting. Testimony was heard from the 
following officials of the Board for International 
Broadcasting: Malcolm S. Forbes, Jr., Chairman; and 
E. Eugene Pell, President, Radio Free Europe/ 
Radio Liberty, Inc. 

INCOME PAID TO BUSINESS TAXPAYERS 

Committee on Government Operations: Subcommittee on 
Commerce, Consumer and Monetary Affairs held a 
hearing on IRS' failure to implement a document 
matching program for income paid to business tax- 
payers. Testimony was heard from Lawrence B. 
Gibbs, Jr., Commissioner, IRS, Department of the 
Treasury; and Jennie F. Stathis, Associate Director, 
General Government Division, GAO. 

COMPUTER SECURITY ACT 

Committee on Government Operations: Subcommittee on 
Legislation and National Security continued hear- 
ings on H.R. 145, Computer Security Act of 1987. 
Testimony was heard from Representative Beilen- 
son; Malcolm Baldrige, Secretary of Commerce; 
William Howard Taft IV, Deputy Secretary, Depart- 
ment of Defense; from the following Specialists in 
American Government, Congressional Research 
Service, Library of Congress: Louis Fisher, and 
Harold C. Relyea; and from the following former 
Special Assistants to the President for National Se- 
curity Affairs; Rear Adm. John M. Poindexter; and 
Kenneth de Graffenreid. 

MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES 

Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs: Subcommit- 
tee on National Parks and Public Lands approved 
for full committee action the following bills: H.R. 
184, Big Cypress National Preserve Addition Act; 
H.R. 317, amended, to amend the Wild and Scenic 
Rivers Act by designating a segment of the Merced 
River in California as a component of the National 
Wild and Scenic Rivers System; and H.R. 799, 
amended, to designate a segment of the Kings River 
in California as a wild and scenic river. 

ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT 
AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries: Subcom- 
mittee on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and 
the Environment held a hearing on H.R. 1467, to 
authorize appropriations to carry out the Endan- 
gered Species Act of 1973 during fiscal years 1988, 



1989, 1990, 1991, and 1992. Testimony was heard 
from Representatives Marlenee, Stenholm, and 
Craig; from the following officials of the Depart- 
ment of the Interior: Frank Dunkle, Director, U.S. 
Fish and Wildlife Service; and David C. O'Neal, 
Deputy Director, Bureau of Land Management; 
from William Evans, Assistant Administrator of 
NO A A for Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries 
Service, Department of Commerce; from the follow- 
ing officials of the USDA: Bert Hawkins, Adminis- 
trator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service; 
and George Leonard, Associate Chief, U.S. Forest 
Service; and public witnesses. 

OVERSIGHT 

Committee on Public Works and Transportation: Sub- 
committee on Public Buildings and Grounds held 
an oversight hearing on the fiscal year 1988 budget 
request. Testimony was heard from Terrence 
Golden, Administrator, GSA; Steve Garmon, Acting 
Deputy Director, U.S. Secret Service Uniform Divi- 
sion, Department of the Treasury; and Richard 
Faulk, Deputy Assistant and Secretary for Oper- 
ations, Bureau of Administration, Department of 
State. 

Hearings continue March 19. 

HIGH WATER LEVELS OF THE GREAT 
LAKES 

Committee on Public Works and Transportation: Sub- 
committee on Water Resources held a hearing on 
the high water levels of the Great Lakes. Testimony 
was heard from David LaRoche, Secretary, United 
States Section, International Joint Commission- 
United States and Canada; Robert K. Dawson, As- 
sistant Secretary for Civil Works, Department of the 
Army; Frank Quinn, Head of the Lake Hydrology 
Group of the Great Lakes Environmental Research 
Laboratory, NOAA, Department of Commerce; 
Donald L. Collins, Assistant Administrator, Federal 
Insurance Administration, Federal Emergency Man- 
agement Agency; and public witnesses. 

CONFERENCE REPORT— SURFACE 
TRANSPORTATION AND UNIFORM 
RELOCATION ACT 

Committee on Rules: Granted a rule waiving all points 
of order against the consideration of the conference 
report on H.R. 2, Surface Transportation and Uni- 
form Relocation Act of 1987, and against the confer- 
ence report. The rule provides that the conference 
report is to be considered as having been read when 
called up for consideration. After the adoption of 
the conference report, the rule makes it in order to 
consider, in the House, House Concurrent Resolu- 
tion 77. The concurrent resolution is debatable for 
one hour, to be equally divided and controlled by 
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member opposed thereto. The previous question is 
considered as ordered on the concurrent resolution 
to final adoption without intervening motion. Testi- 
mony was heard from Representatives Howard, An- 
derson, Rostenkowski, Hammerschmidt, and Shu- 
ster. 

POSTURE HEARING— DEPARTMENT OF 
ENERGY BUDGET 

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Held a 
posture hearing on the Department of Energy fiscal 
year 1988 R&D budget. Testimony was heard from 
John S. Herrington, Secretary of Energy. 

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 
AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcom- 
mittee on Energy Resreach and Development con- 
tinued hearings on Department of Energy fiscal year 
1988 authorization. Testimony was heard from A. 
David Rossin, Assistant Secretary, Nuclear Energy, 
Department of Energy; Victor Stello, Executive Di- 
rector, Operations, NRC; Gary S. Flora, Associate 
Director, Headquarters, USAF/LEE; Raymond S. 
Colladay, Associate Administrator, Office of Aero- 
nautics and Space Technology, NASA; and a public 
witness. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES 

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcom- 
mittee on Science Research and Technology ap- 
proved for full committee action amended the fol- 
lowing bills: H.R. 812, National Quality Improve- 
ment Award Act of 1987; H.R. 1522, to authorize 
appropriations for activities under the Federal Fire 
Prevention and Control Act of 1974; and H.R. 1612, 
to authorize appropriations under the Earthquake 
Hazards Reduction Act of 1977 for fiscal years 1988 
and 1989. 

TRADE AND INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC 
POLICY REFORM ACT 

Committee on Ways and Means: Began markup of 
H.R. 3, Trade and International Economic Policy 
Reform Act of 1987. 

Will continue tomorrow. 

NATIONAL FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE 
PROGRAMS BUDGET 

Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: Subcommit- 
tee on Program and Budget Authorization met in 
executive session to continue hearings on National 
Foreign Intelligence Program Budget for fiscal year 
1988. Testimony was heard from departmental wit- 
nesses. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 



ERADICATION OF THE GUINEA WORM 
DISEASE 

Select Committee on Hunger: Held a hearing on the 
eradication of the guinea worm disease. Testimony 
was heard from Dr. Donald R. Hopkins, Deputy 
Director, Center for Disease Control, Department 
of Health and Human Services; Dr. Kenneth Bart, 
Director, Bureau of Science and Technology, AID; 
and public witnesses. 



Joint Meeting 

VETERANS' BENEFITS 

Joint Hearing: Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs 
concluded joint hearings with the House Committee 
on Veterans' Affairs on a Veterans' Administration 
compliance with a discovery request of NARS vs 
Turnage, after receiving testimony from Donald 
Ivers, General Counsel, and RJ. Vogel, Chief Bene- 
fits Director, both of the Veterans' Administration; 
Gordon P. Erspamer, on behalf of the National As- 
sociation of Radiation Survivors, San Francisco, Cali- 
fornia; and numerous public witnesses. 

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Wednesday, March 18, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

Routine Proceedings, pages 6005-6146 

Measures Introduced: Seventeen bills and seven 
resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 763-779, 
S.J. Res. 97-98, S. Con. Res. 33-35, and S. Res. 
168-169. 

Page 6093 

Measures Reported: Reports were made as follows: 

S. Res. 164, calling upon the President to respond 
to the violations by Japan of the United States-Japan 
agreement on semiconductors. 

Special Report on oversight activities of the Com- 
mittee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, 
99th Congress. (S. Rept. No. 100-14) 

S. 477, to assist homeless veterans, with an amend- 
ment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 
100-15) 

H. Con. Res. 49, authorizing use of the rotunda 
of the Capitol on April 28, 1987, for ceremonies to 
observe the Days of Remembrance of Victims of the 
Holocaust. 

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National Energy Education Day: The Committee 
on the Judiciary was discharged from the further 
consideration of SJ. Res. 19, to designate March 20, 
1987, as "National Energy Education Day," and the 
measure was then passed. Page 6142 

Directing Senate Legal Counsel: Senate agreed to 
S. Res. 168, to direct the Senate Legal Counsel to 
represent the Secretary of the Senate in Gordin J. 
Humphrey, et al. v. James A. Baker, III, et al, Civil 
Action No. 87-128, pending in the United States 
District Court for the District of Columbia. 

Page 6143 

Commending Franzetta R. DeGooyer: Senate 
agreed to S. Res. 169, to commend Franzetta R. De- 
Gooyer on the occasion of her retirement from serv- 
ice to the United States Senate. 

Page 6144 

Measure Rejected: 

Disapproval of Contra Aid: By 48 yeas to 52 nays 
(Vote No. 31), Senate rejected SJ. Res. 81, to disap- 
prove the provision of additional assistance to the 
Nicaraguan democratic resistance pursuant to title II 
of the Military Construction Appropriations Act of 
1987. 

Page 6032 

Moratorium on Contra Aid: Senate began consid- 
eration of a motion to proceed to the consideration 
of H.J. Res. 175, to impose a moratorium on United 
States assistance for the Nicaraguan democratic re- 
sistance until there has been a full and adequate ac- 
counting for previous assistance. 

Page 6092 

Senate will continue consideration of the motion 
to proceed on Thursday, March 19. 

Appointments: 

Commission on Security and Cooperation in 
Europe: The Presiding Officer, on behalf of the 
Vice President, pursuant to Public Law 94-304 and 
Public Law 99-7, appointed Senators D Amato, 
Heinz, McClure, and Wallop to the Commission on 
Security and Cooperation in Europe. 

Page 6144 

Mexico-United States Interparliamentary Group: 
The Presiding Officer, on behalf of the Vice Presi- 
dent, pursuant to 22 U.S.C. 276(h)-276(k), as 
amended, appointed Senator Gramm as Vice Chair- 
man of the Senate Delegation to the Mexico-United 
States Interparliamentary Group during the 100th 
Congress. 

Page 6144 

Smithsonian Institution Board of Regents: The 
Presiding Officer, on behalf of the Vice President, 
pursuant to the provisions of 20 U.S.C, sections 42 
and 43, appointed Senator Garn as a member of the 



Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, 
vice Senator Kassebaum, resigned. 

Page 6144 

Executive Reports: Page 6092 

Statements on Introduced Bills: Page 6093 

Additional Cosponsors: Page 61 17 



Notices of Hearings: 
Committee Authority To Meet: 
Additional Statements: 



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Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. 
(Total— 31) 

Page 6091 

Recess: Senate convened at 9:30 a.m., and recessed 
at 5:44 p.m., until 10:30 a.m., on Thursday, March 
19, 1987. (For Senate program, see the remarks of 
Senator Byrd in today's Record on page 6146.) 

Committee Meetings 

AGRICULTURE AID AND TRADE 
MISSIONS 

Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry: Com- 
mittee began markup of S. 659, to establish agricul- 
tural aid and trade missions to assist foreign coun- 
tries to participate in United States agricultural aid 
and trade programs, but did not complete action 
thereon, and will meet again on Wednesday, March 
25. 

1985 FARM BILL 

Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry: Com- 
mittee held oversight hearings on features of the 
Food Security Act of 1985, focusing on target prices 
and the relationship between government income- 
support payments and production decisions, receiv- 
ing testimony from Heather Ball, Texas Department 
of Agriculture, Austin; Wayne A. Boutwell, Nation- 
al Council of Farmer Cooperatives, Lynn Daft, Abel, 
Daft and Early, and Thomas G. Moore, Council of 
Economic Advisers, all of Washington, DC; Harold 
F. Breimyer, University of Missouri, Columbia; and 
Carroll G. Brunthaver, Sparks Commodities, Inc., 
Memphis, Tennessee. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

APPROPRIATIONS— USIA 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Com- 
merce, Justice, State, the Judiciary, and Related 
Agencies held hearings on proposed budget esti- 
mates for fiscal year 1988, receiving testimony in 
behalf of funds for the U.S. Information Agency 
from Charles Z. Wick, Director, USIA. 

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APPROPRIATIONS— DOE 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy 
and Water Development held hearings on proposed 
budget estimates for fiscal year 1988, receiving testi- 
mony in behalf of funds for their respective activi- 
ties from Donna R. Fitzpatrick, Assistant Secretary 
for Conservation and Renewable Energy, Alvin W. 
Trivelpiece, Director, Office of Energy Research, 
and Mary L. Walker, Assistant Secretary for Envi- 
ronment, Safety and Health, all of the Department 
of Energy. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Wednesday, 
March 25. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— MILITARY 
CONSTRUCTION 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Mili- 
tary Construction held hearings on proposed budget 
estimates for fiscal year 1988 for military construc- 
tion programs, receiving testimony from John J. 
Maresca, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for 
European and NATO Policy; Karl Jackson, Deputy 
Assistant Secretary of Defense for East Asia and Pa- 
cific Affairs; Captain Michael Dallam, USN, Direc- 
tor, Quality Facilities Acquisition Directorate; and 
T.J. Loveland, Director, Infrastructure and Logistics, 
United States Mission to NATO. 

Subcommittee recessed subject to call. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— DEFENSE 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Man- 
power and Personnel resumed hearings on proposed 
authorizations for fiscal years 1988 and 1989 for the 
Department of Defense, receiving testimony in 
behalf of funds on military health care from William 
Mayer, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health 
Affairs; Dennis R. Shaw, Principal Deputy Assistant 
Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs; Lt. Gen. 
Quinn H. Becker, USA, Surgeon General of the 
Army; Vice Adm. Lewis H. Seaton, USN, Surgeon 
General of the Navy; Lt. Gen. Murphy A. Chesney, 
USAF, Surgeon General of the Air Force; David P. 
Baine, Associate Director, Human Resources Divi- 
sion, and Melrow D. Quasney, Associate Director, 
Information Management and Technology Division, 
both of the General Accounting Office. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Tuesday, March 
24. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— DEFENSE 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Projec- 
tion Forces and Regional Defense held hearings on 
proposed legislation authorizing funds for fiscal 
years 1988 and 1989 for the Department of Defense, 
focusing on airlift, sealift, and amphibious shipping 
programs, receiving testimony from Gen. Duane H. 
Cassidy, USAF, Commander-in-Chief, Military Air- 
lift Command; Vice Adm. Joseph Metcalf III, USN, 



Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Surface War- 
fare; and Vice Adm. Walter T. Piotti, Jr., USN, 
Commander, Military Sealift Command. 
Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

BUDGET RESOLUTION 

Committee on the Budget: Committee continued 
markup of a proposed concurrent resolution on the 
fiscal year 1988 budget for the Federal Government, 
but did not complete action thereon, and will meet 
again tomorrow. 

FAIRNESS IN BROADCASTING 

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: 
Subcommittee on Communications held hearings on 
S. 742, to clarify the congressional intent, and to 
codify certain requirements of the Communications 
Act of 1934 that ensure that broadcasters afford rea- 
sonable opportunity for the discussion of conflicting 
views on issues of public importance, receiving testi- 
mony from Mark S. Fowler, Chairman, Federal 
Communications Commission; Charles Ferris, Mintz, 
Levin, Cohen, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo, and Craig 
T. Smith, Freedom of Expression Foundation, both 
of Washington, DC; Tom Elkins, KNUI-AM, Kahu- 
lui, Hawaii; Thomas L. Goodgame, Westinghouse 
Broadcasting Co., Inc., New York, New York; John 
Spain, WBRZ, Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Robert L. 
Shayon, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; 
and Roy Fisher, University of Missouri, Columbia. 
Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

NUCLEAR ACCIDENT POLICY 

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Committee 
concluded hearings on S. 748, to establish a compre- 
hensive, equitable, reliable, and efficient mechanism 
for full compensation of the public in the event of 
an accident resulting from activities undertaken 
under contract with the Department of Energy, after 
receiving testimony from James W. Vaughan, Jr., 
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Nuclear 
Energy Programs, Jerome D. Saltzman, Deputy Di- 
rector, Office of Policy and Outreach, Office of Ci- 
vilian Radioactive Waste Management, and Susan 
Kuznick, General Counsel, Office of the General 
Counsel, all of the Department of Energy; Arthur 
Murphy, Columbia School of Law, New York, New 
York; Steve Griffith, Jr., Duke Power Co., Char- 
lotte, North Carolina; M.G. Johnson, Price-Ander- 
son Contractors, Policy Issues Study, San Francisco, 
California; Omer Brown III, Energy Contractors, 
Price-Anderson Group, Keiki Kehoe, Environmen- 
tal Policy Institute, and Kathleen Welch, U.S. 
Public Interest Research Group, all of Washington, 
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BUSINESS MEETING 

Committee on Finance: Committee ordered favorably 
reported the following measures: 

S. Res. 164, calling on the President to respond to 
the violations by Japan of the United States-Japan 
agreement on semiconductors; 

S. Con. Res. 21, expressing the sense of the Con- 
gress in opposition to the proposal by the European 
Community to establish a tax on vegetable and 
marine fats and oils and urging the President to take 
strong and immediate countermeasures should such 
a tax be implemented; and 

S. Con. Res. 27, expressing the sense of the Con- 
gress that the President should direct the Secretary 
of Commerce to initiate a countervailing duty inves- 
tigation of subsidized agricultural imports from 
Canada and/or an investigation under section 301 of 
the Trade Act of 1974 to determine whether Canadi- 
an agriculture programs constitute an unfair and un- 
justifiable trade practice. 

Also, the committee began consideration of S. 
Res. 50, expressing the sense of the Senate that the 
representatives of the United States should proceed 
on an expedited and priority basis to conclude the 
negotiation of a mutually beneficial comprehensive 
bilateral trade agreement between the United States 
and Canada, but did not complete action thereon, 
and recessed subject to call. 

WORKERS' RIGHTS AND TRADE 
ADJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE 

Committee on Finance: Committee held hearings to ex- 
amine the impact of the trade deficit on certain 
American workers, focusing on provisions relating 
to workers' rights of S. 490, Omnibus Trade Act, 
H.R. 3, Trade and International Economic Policy 
Reform Act, S. 497 and S. 498, bills to treat the 
denial of internationally recognized workers' rights 
as an unfair and unreasonable trade practice, and S. 
734, to extend trade adjustment assistance to work- 
ers and firms in the oil and gas industry whose serv- 
ices or products are not directly competitive with 
imports, receiving testimony from Senators Johnston 
and Harkin; Representative Pease; Michael B. 
Smith, Deputy U.S. Trade Representative; Roger D. 
Semerad, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Employ- 
ment and Training; Howard D. Samuel, AFL-CIO, 
Holly Burkhalter, Americas Watch, and Pharis J. 
Harvey, North American Coalition for Human 
Rights in Korea, on behalf of the International 
Labor Rights Working Group, all of Washington, 
DC; and Lynn R. Williams, United Steelworkers of 
America, and Barney Oursler, Unemployed Council 
of Southwestern Pennsylvania, both of Pittsburgh, 
Pennsylvania. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 



SECURITY AND DEMOCRACY— KOREA 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Subcommittee on East 
Asian and Pacific Affairs held hearings on S. Con. 
Res. 17, regarding the promotion of democracy and 
security in the Republic of Korea, receiving testimo- 
ny from Senator DeConcini; Representative Fei- 
ghan; Richard Holbrooke, Shearson Lehman Broth- 
ers, New York, New York; Brian Atwood National 
Democratic Institute, Daryl Plunk, Heritage Foun- 
dation, and Steven Schneebaum, International 
Human Rights Law Group, all of Washington, DC. 
Hearings continue on Wednesday, March 25. 

NOMINATION 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Subcommittee on East 
Asian and Pacific Affairs concluded hearings on the 
nomination of Daryl Arnold, of California, to be 
Ambassador to the Republic of Singapore, after the 
nominee, who was introduced by Senator Wilson, 
testified and answered questions in his own behalf. 

FEDERAL DRUG INTERDICTION 

Committee on Governmental Affairs: Permanent Sub- 
committee on Investigations held hearings to review 
Federal drug interdiction capabilities and coordina- 
tion, focusing on efforts to establish a comprehen- 
sive command, control, communications and intelli- 
gence system for Federal interdiction efforts, receiv- 
ing testimony from Peter A. Johnson, Project Direc- 
tor, Oceans and Environment Program, and Larry 
Jenney, Senior Analyst, both of the Office of Tech- 
nology Assessment; Arnold P. Jones, Senior Associ- 
ate Director, James H. Burow, Group Director, and 
Grace Haskins, Evaluator, all of the General Gov- 
ernment Division, General Accounting Office; 
Adm. Paul A. Yost, Jr., Commandant, Capt. Kent 
H. Williams, Chief, Office of Operations, and Rear 
Adm. Clyde E. Robbins, Chief, Programs Division, 
all of the U.S. Coast Guard; William von Raab, 
Commissioner, William Rosenblatt, Assistant Com- 
missioner, Office of Enforcement, and Stuart Seidel, 
Regional Counsel (Miami Region), all of the U.S. 
Customs Service; and Capt. Frank W. Ault, USN 
(Ret.), former Consultant, U.S. Customs Service. 
Hearings continue on Tuesday, March 24. 

BUSINESS MEETING 

Committee on Labor and Human Resources: Committee 
ordered favorably reported the following business 
items: 

S. 514, to establish an incentive bonus to States 
which successfully train and employ long-term wel- 
fare dependents, with an amendment in the nature 
of a substitute; and 

The nominations of James H. Duff, of Pennsylva- 
nia, and Rosemary G. McMillan, of Nevada, both to 
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Board, George H. Nash, of Iowa, to be a member 
of the National Commission on Libraries and Infor- 
mation Science, and David N. Baker, of Indiana, 
Nina Brock, of Tennessee, Robert Garfias, of Cali- 
fornia, Robert M. Johnson, of Florida, Ardis 
Krainik, of Illinois, Harvey Lichtenstein, of New 
York, Arthur Mitchell, of New York, and Sally 
Brayley Bliss, of New York, each to be a member 
of the National Council on the Arts. 

CEREMONIES TO REMEMBER THE 
HOLOCAUST 

Committee on Rules and Administration: Committee or- 
dered favorably reported H. Con. Res. 49, authoriz- 
ing the use of the rotunda of the Capitol on April 
28, 1987, for ceremonies to observe the "Days of 
Remembrance of Victims of the Holocaust." 

CONGRESSIONAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN 
FINANCE REFORM 

Committee on Rules and Administration: Committee re- 
sumed hearings on S. 2, S. 50, S. 179, S. 207, S. 615, 
S. 625, S. 725, and Amendment No. 36 to S. 2, meas- 
ures to provide for spending limits and public fi- 
nancing for Senate general elections, receiving testi- 
mony from Senators Mitchell, Stennis, Kennedy, 
Cranston, Packwood, Chiles, Humphrey, Nickles, 
Evans, Reid, and Graham. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

NOMINATION 

Committee on Small Business: Committee ordered fa- 
vorably reported the nomination of James Abdnor, 
of South Dakota, to be Administrator of the Small 
Business Administration, and Charles R. Gillum, of 
Virginia, to be Inspector General, Small Business 
Administration. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— INTELLIGENCE 

Select Committee on Intelligence: Committee continued 
closed hearings on proposed legislation authorizing 
funds for fiscal year 1988 for the intelligence com- 
munity, receiving testimony from certain intelli- 
gence officials. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

IRAN/CONTRA MATTERS 

Select Committee on Secret Military Assistance to Iran and 
the Nicaraguan Opposition: Committee met in closed 
session to discuss matters relating to the Iran-Contra 
affair, but made no announcements, and recessed 
subject to call. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 40 public bills, H.R. 1674-1713; 2 
private bills, H.R. 1714-1715; and 9 resolutions, H.J. 
Res. 190-193, H. Con. Res. 81-83, and H. Res. 
125-126 were introduced. 

Page 6208 

Surface Transportation: By a yea-and-nay vote of 
407 yeas to 17 nays, Roll No. 34, the House agreed 
to the conference report on H.R. 2, to authorize 
funds for construction of highways, for highway 
safety programs, and for mass transportation pro- 
grams, and to expand and improve the relocation as- 
sistance program — clearing the measure for Senate 
action. 

Page 6156 

Rejected a motion to recommit the conference 
report to the committee of conference (rejected by 
a yea-and-nay vote of 25 yeas to 401 nays, Roll No. 
33). 

Page 6196 

By a yea-and-nay vote of 217 yeas to 206 nays, 
Roll No. 35, the House then agreed to H. Con. 
Res. 77, to make a correction, relating to the maxi- 
mum speed limit, in the enrollment of H.R. 2. 

Page 6170 

H. Res. 124, the rule waiving certain points of 
order against the conference report and providing 
for consideration of H. Con. Res. 77, was agreed to 
earlier by a voice vote. 

Page 6153 

Quorum Calls — Votes: Three yea-and-nay votes 
developed during the proceedings of the House 
today and appear on pages 6169, 6170, 6187. There 
were no quorum calls. 

Adjournment: Met at 2 p.m. and adjourned at 8:25 
p.m. 

Committee Meetings 

COTTON STABILIZATION PROGRAM 

Committee on Agriculture: Subcommittee on Cotton, 
Rice, and Sugar approved for full committee action 
amended H.R. 1622, to provide that all U.S. cotton 
producers participate in defraying costs of their re- 
search and promotion program and that imported 
cotton and products be subject to the program as- 
sessments. 

Prior to this action, the subcommittee held a hear- 
ing on this legislation. Testimony was heard from 
Milton Hertz, Administrator, Agricultural Stabiliza- 
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COMPETITIVENESS OF U.S. 
AGRICULTURAL EXPORTS 

Committee on Agriculture: Subcommittee on Depart- 
ment Operations, Research, and Foreign Agriculture 
and the Subcommittee on Wheat, Soybeans, and 
Feed Grains held a joint hearing to review issues 
and programs affecting the competitiveness of U.S. 
agricultural exports. Testimony was heard from 
public witnesses. 

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE 
COMMODITY DISTRIBUTION 

Committee on Agriculture: Subcommittee on Domestic 
Marketing, Consumer Relations, and Nutrition held 
a hearing on H.R. 1340, to improve the administra- 
tion of the Department Agriculture commodity dis- 
tribution activities. Testimony was heard from John 
Bode, Assistant Secretary for Food and Consumer 
Services, USDA; and public witnesses. 

MICHIGAN WILDERNESS HERITAGE ACT 

Committee on Agriculture: Subcommittee on Forests, 
Family Farms, and Energy held a hearing on H.R. 
148, Michigan Wilderness Heritage Act of 1985. Tes- 
timony was heard from Representatives Kildee and 
Pursell; George Leonard, Associate Chief, U.S. 
Forest Service, USDA; and John Roethele, Depart- 
ment of Natural Resources, State of Michigan; and 
public witnesses. 

COMMERCE, JUSTICE, STATE, AND 
JUDICIARY APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Com- 
merce, Justice, State, and Judiciary held a hearing 
on Secretary of Commerce, Patent and Trademark 
Office, and National Telecommunications and Infor- 
mation Service. Testimony was heard from the fol- 
lowing officials of the Department of Commerce: 
Malcolm Baldrige, Secretary; Donald J. Quigg, As- 
sistant Secretary and Commissioner, Patents and 
Trademarks; and Alfred C. Siles, Assistant Secretary 
Communications and Information. 



DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on 



De- 



fense met in executive session to hold a hearing on 
Access to Space-Launch Capabilities. Testimony was 
heard from Edward C. Aldridge, Jr., Secretary of 
the Air Force; Adm. Richard H. Truly, Associate 
Administrator for Space Flight, NASA; and Robert 
C. Duncan, Director, Defense Advanced Research 
Projects Agency. 

INTERIOR APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Interi- 
or concluded hearings on National Park Service. 
Testimony was heard from William Penn Mott, Jr., 



Director, National Park Service, Department of the 
Interior. 

LABOR— HHS— EDUCATION 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on 
Labor — HHS — Education held a hearing on Health 
Care Financing Administration, and on Social Secu- 
rity Administration. Testimony was heard from the 
following officials of the Department of Health and 
Human Services: Dr. William L. Roper, Administra- 
tor, Health Care Financing Administration; and 
Dorcas H. Hardy, Commissioner, SSA. 

MILITARY CONSTRUCTION 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Mili- 
tary Construction held a hearing on Reserve Com- 
ponents, Military Construction Program. Testimony 
was heard from the following officials of the De- 
partment of Defense: John B. Rosamond, Deputy 
Assistant Secretary (G/R Materiel and Facilities); 
Brig. Gen. Richard D. Dean, Acting Director, 
Army National Guard; Brig. Gen. Harry J. Mott 
III, Deputy Chief, Army Reserve; Rear Adm. F. 
Neale Smith, Deputy Director of Naval Reserve; 
Brig. Gen. John G. McMerty, Deputy Director, Air 
National Guard; and Brig. Gen. Shirley M. Carpen- 
ter, Deputy Chief, Air Force Reserve. 

AGRICULTURE, RURAL DEVELOPMENT 
AND RELATED AGENCIES 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Agri- 
culture, Rural Development and Related Agencies 
held a hearing on Foreign Agricultural Service, 
General Sales Manager/P.L. 480, and on Office of 
International Cooperation and Development. Testi- 
mony was heard from the following officials of the 
USDA: Daniel G. Amstutz, Under Secretary, Inter- 
national Affairs and Commodity Programs; Thomas 
O. Kay, Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Serv- 
ice; Melvin E. Sims, General Sales Manager/P.L. 
480; and Joan S. Wallace, Administrator, Office of 
International Cooperation and Development. 

TRANSPORTATION APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Trans- 
portation held a hearing on Urban Mass Transporta- 
tion Administration. Testimony was heard from 
Ralph L. Stanley, Administrator, Urban Mass Trans- 
portation Administration, Department of Transpor- 
tation. 

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TREASURY— POSTAL SERVICE— GENERAL 
GOVERNMENT APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Treas- 
ury — Postal Service — General Government held a 
hearing on IRS. Testimony was heard from Law- 
rence B. Gibbs, Jr., Commissioner, IRS, Depart- 
ment of the Treasury. 

NATIONAL SECURITY POLICY 

Committee on Armed Services: Defense Policy Panel 
continued hearings on national security policy, with 
emphasis on Northeast Asia. Testimony was heard 
Adm. Ronald J. Hays, USN, Commander in Chief, 
U.S. Pacific Command; Richard L. Armitage, Assist- 
ant Secretary for International Security Affairs, De- 
partment of Defense; and Gaston J. Sigur, Jr., As- 
sistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, 
Department of State. 

Hearings continue March 20. 

MILITARY CONSTRUCTION 
AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Mili- 
tary Installations and Facilities continued hearings 
on fiscal years 1988-1989 military construction au- 
thorization request, including H.R. 1092, Military 
Construction Authorization Act, 1988 and 1989. Tes- 
timony was heard from Representative de la Garza; 
from the following officials of the Department of 
the Navy: Keith Eastin, Principal Deputy Assistant 
Secretary for Shipbuilding and Logistics; Rear Adm. 
John Paul Jones, Commander, Naval Facilities Engi- 
neering Command; Brig. Gen. J. P. Hoar, Director, 
Facilities and Services Division, Installations and Lo- 
gistics Department, Headquarters, U.S. Marine 
Corps; and Rear Adm. S.F. Loftus, Commander, 
Fleet Air Mediterranean. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Pro- 
curement and Military Nuclear Systems continued 
hearings on the procurement portion of the fiscal 
years 1988-1989 defense authorization request. Testi- 
mony was heard from Representative Dickinson; 
and Lt. Gen. Louis Wagner, Jr., Deputy Chief of 
Staff for Research, Development and Acquisition, 
Department of the Army. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Readi- 
ness continued hearings on the operation and main- 
tenance portion of the fiscal years 1988-1989 defense 
authorization request, with emphasis on Army depot 
maintenance. Testimony was heard from Lt. Gen. 
Benjamin F. Register, Jr., Deputy Chief of Staff for 
Logistics, Department of the Army. 



Hearings continue tomorrow. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Re- 
search and Development continued hearings on the 
RDT&E portion of the fiscal years 1988-1989 de- 
fense authorization request. Testimony was heard 
from Donna Heivilin, Associate Director, National 
Security and International Affairs Division, GAO; 
and public witnesses. 

STRATEGIC AND CRITICAL MATERIALS 
STOCKPILE 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Sea- 
power and Strategic and Critical Materials held a 
hearing on H.R. 1392, to provide for the establish- 
ment by law of the requirements for strategic and 
critical materials to be stockpiled in the national de- 
fense stockpile to the Secretary of Defense. Testimo- 
ny was heard from Martin M. Ferber, Associate Di- 
rector, Manpower, Logistics and Financial and Gen- 
eral Management, GAO; Julius W. Becton, Jr., Di- 
rector, Federal Emergency Management Agency; 
John A. Mittino, Deputy Assistant Secretary (Pro- 
duction Support), Office of the Assistant Secretary 
(Acquisition and Logistics), Department of Defense; 
and public witnesses. 

FULL CREDIT CARD COST DISCLOSURE 
ACT 

Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs: Sub- 
committee on Consumer Affairs and Coinage ap- 
proved for full committee action amended H.R. 515, 
Full Credit Card Cost Disclosure Act. 

Prior to this action, the subcommittee held a hear- 
ing on this legislation. Testimony was heard from 
Representatives Schumer, Barnard, Roth and Bil- 
bray; and public witnesses. 

TRADE AND INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC 
POLICY REFORM ACT 

Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs: Sub- 
committee on Economic Stabilization approved for 
full committee action amended H.R. 3, Trade and 
International Economic Policy Reform Act of 1987. 

TRADE AND INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC 
POLICY REFORM ACT 

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on 
Commerce, Consumer Protection and Competitive- 
ness approved for full committee action amended 
H.R. 3, Trade and International Economic Policy 
Reform Act of 1987. 

OVERSIGHT 

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on 
Energy and Power held an oversight hearing re- 



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garding energy security. Testimony was heard from 
John S. Herrington, Secretary of Energy. 
Hearings continue March 23. 

LATIN AMERICAN NARCOTICS CONTROL 
ISSUES 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Task Force on Interna- 
tional Narcotics Control held a hearing to review 
Latin American Narcotics Control issues. Testimony 
was heard from Ann B. Wrobleski, Assistant Secre- 
tary, Bureau for International Narcotics Matters, 
Department of State; David L. Westrate, Assistant 
Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration, 
Department of Justice; and Gen. Stephen G. Olm- 
stead, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Drug Policy 
and Enforcement, Department of Defense. 

AFRICA AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Africa 
held a hearing on fiscal year 1988 foreign affairs au- 
thorization for Africa. Testimony was heard from 
Representative Gray of Pennsylvania; Roy Stacey, 
Deputy Assistant Secretary for African Affairs, De- 
partment of State; and public witnesses. 

FOREIGN ASSISTANCE 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Asian 
and Pacific Affairs approved for full committee 
action recommendations for fiscal year 1988 Foreign 
Assistance. 

TRADE AND INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC 
POLICY REFORM ACT 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Inter- 
national Economic Policy and Trade approved for 
full committee action amended H.R. 3, Trade and 
International Economic Policy Reform Act of 1987. 

U.S. AGRICULTURE EXPORTS 

Committee on Government Operations: Subcommittee on 
Government Information, Justice and Agriculture 
continued hearings on U.S. Agriculture Exports: 
Does Administration Effort Match Potential? Testi- 
mony was heard from public witnesses. 
Hearings continue March 25. 

NONCOMPETITIVE CONTRACTS 

Committee on Government Operations: Subcommittee on 
Legislation and National Security held a hearing to 
review the Defense Department's profit policy for 
noncompetitive contracts. Testimony was heard 
from Charles A. Bowsher, Comptroller General of 
the United States; Eleanor Spector, Deputy Assistant 
Secretary for Procurement, Department of Defense; 
and public witnesses. 

MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES 

Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs: Ordered re- 
ported the following bills: H.R. 1039, amended, to 



amend section 37 of the Mineral Lands Leasing Act 
of 1920 relating to oil shale claims; H.R. 278, Alaska 
Native Claims Settlement Act Amendments of 1987; 
H.R. 184, Big Cypress National Preserve Addition 
Act; and H.R. 317, amended, to amend the Wild 
and Scenic Rivers Act by designating a segment of 
the Merced River in California as a component of 
the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System. 

OVERSIGHT 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Courts, 
Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice 
held an oversight hearing on Intellectual Property 
and Trade. Testimony was heard from Ralph Oman, 
Register of Copyrights, Library of Congress; and a 
public witness. 

OVERSIGHT 

Committee on Post Office and Civil Service: Subcommit- 
tee on Postal Operations and Services and the Sub- 
committee on Postal Personnel and Modernization 
held a joint oversight hearing on the events of 
August 20, 1986, in Edmond, Oklahoma, Testimony 
was heard from Preston R. Tisch, Postmaster Gen- 
eral, U.S. Postal Service; and public witnesses. 

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE 55 MPH SPEED 
LIMIT 

Committee on Public Works and Transportation: Sub- 
committee on Surface Transportation held a hearing 
on the impact and implementation of the 55 mph 
speed limit. Testimony was heard from Representa- 
tives Stallings, Hansen, Vucanovich, McCurdy, and 
Skeen; Philip Haseltine, Deputy Assistant Secretary 
for Policy and International Affairs, Department of 
Transportation; Norman Bangeter, Governor of 
Utah; and public witnesses. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 
AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcom- 
mittee on Energy Research and Development con- 
tinued hearings on Department of Energy fiscal year 
1988 authorization. Testimony was heard from Mi- 
chael High, Director, Energy Demonstration and 
Technology, TVA; and public witnesses. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

VETERANS' JOB TRAINING ACT 
AMENDMENTS 

Committee on Veterans ' Affairs: Subcommittee on Edu- 
cation, Training and Employment held a hearing on 
H.R. 1504, to amend the Veterans' Job Training 
Act. Testimony was heard from Grady Horton, 
Deputy Chief Benefits Director for Program Man- 
agement, VA; Donald E. Shasteen, Assistant Secre- 
tary for Veterans' Employment and Training, De- 



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partment of Labor; representatives of veterans' orga- 
nizations; and public witnesses. 

TRADE AND INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC 
POLICY REFORM ACT 

Committee on Ways and Means: Continued markup of 
H.R. 3, Trade and International Economic Policy 
Reform Act of 1987. 

Will continue tomorrow. 

NATIONAL FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE 
PROGRAM BUDGET 

Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: Subcommit- 
tee on Program and Budget Authorization met in 
executive session to continue hearings on National 
Foreign Intelligence Program Budget for fiscal year 
1988. Testimony was heard from departmental wit- 
nesses. 

Hearings continue March 25. 

NASA AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcom- 
mittee on Space Science and Applications continued 
hearings on NASA authorization. Testimony was 
heard from the following officials of NASA: Ray- 
mond S. Collady, Associate Administrator, Office of 
Aeronautics and Space Technology; and George A. 
Rodney, Associate Administrator for Office of 
Safety, Reliability, Maintainability, and Quality As- 
surance. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

OVERSIGHT AND AUTHORIZATION- 
BUREAU OF MINES 

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcom- 
mittee on Transportation, Aviation and Materials 
held an oversight and authorization hearing of 
Bureau of Mines fiscal year 1988 authorization. Tes- 
timony was heard from the following officials of the 
Department of the Interior: Robert C. Horton, Di- 
rector, Bureau of Mines; and Adm. William C. Mott 
(Ret.), Chairman, National Strategic Materials and 
Minerals Program Advisory Committee. 

TRADE AND COMPETITIVENESS ISSUES 

Committee on Small Business: Held a hearing on trade 
and competitiveness issues confronting small and 
mid-sized businesses. Testimony was heard from 
public witnesses. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

OVERSIGHT 

Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control: Contin- 
ued oversight hearings on the Anti-Drug Abuse Act 
of 1986. Testimony was heard from Adm. Paul Yost, 
Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard, Department of 
Transportation; William von Raab, Commissioner of 
Customs, U.S. Customs Service, Department of the 
Treasury; Maj. Gen. Stephen G. Olmstead, Task 



Force on Drugs, Department of Defense; and the 
following officials of the Department of Justice: Ste- 
phen S. Trott, Assistant Attorney General and 
Chairman, National Drug Policy Board; John C. 
Lawn, Assistant Commissioner, Investigations, Immi- 
gration and Naturalization Service; and public wit- 
nesses. 

Hearings continue March 25. 

IMMUNITY FOR SIX PERSONS; JOINT 
COMMITTEE MEETINGS 

Select Committee to Investigate Covert Arms Transactions 
with Iran: Met in executive session and voted to 
seek immunity for six persons in the pending inves- 
tigation. 

The committee also met in executive session to 
discuss a proposal to hold joint hearings with the 
Select Committee on Secret Military Assistance to 
Iran and the Nicaraguan Opposition. 

♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ 

Thursday, March 19, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

Routine Proceedings, pages 6262-6446 

Measures Introduced: Twenty-two bills and six res- 
olutions were introduced, as follows: S. 780-801, S.J. 
Res. 99-102, S. Con. Res. 36, and S. Res. 170. 

Page 6357 

Measures Reported: Reports were made as follows: 

Special report from the Select Committee on 
Soviet Military Assistance to Iran and the Nicara- 
guan Democratic Opposition, entitled "Special 
Report on the Refusal of Richard V. Secord to Tes- 
tify." (S. Rept. No. 100-16) 

S.J. Res. 5, to designate June 14, 1987, as "Baltic 
Freedom Day." 

S.J. Res. 18, to authorize and request the Presi- 
dent to issue a proclamation designating June 1-7, 
1987, as "National Fishing Week." 

S.J. Res. 22, to designate the period September 
21-27, 1987, as "National Historically Black Colleges 
Week." 

S.J. Res. 47, to designate "National P.O.W. Rec- 
ognition Day." 

S.J. Res. 52, to designate the week of May 10-16, 
1987, as "National Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Aware- 
ness Week." 

S.J. Res. 55, to designate the week of May 10-16, 
1987, as "National Osteoporosis Prevention Week 
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S.J. Res. 57, to designate the period May 3-10, 
1987, as "National Older Americans Abuse Preven- 
tion Week." 

SJ. Res. 58, to designate the month of April 1987 
as "National Child Abuse Prevention Month." 

S.J. Res. 60, to authorize the President to pro- 
claim the last Friday of April each year as "National 
Arbor Day," with an amendment and an amend- 
ment to the title. 

S.J. Res. 64, to designate May 1987 as "Older 
Americans Month." 

S.J. Res. 67, to designate the month of May 1987 
as "National Digestive Diseases Awareness Month." 

S.J. Res. 69, to designate the week beginning 
April 20, 1987, as "World Population Awareness 
Week." 

S.J. Res. 70, commemorating the 40th anniversary 
of the Marshall plan. 

S.J. Res. 74, to designate the month of May 1987 
as "National Cancer Institute Month." 

S.J. Res. 84, to designate October 1987 as "Na- 
tional Down's Syndrome Month." 

S.J. Res. 85, to designate the period August 2-8, 
1987 as "International Special Olympics Week," and 
to designate August 3, 1987, as "International Spe- 
cial Olympics Day." 

S.J. Res. 96, to designate April 3, 1987, as "Inter- 
state Commerce Commission Day." 

Special report entitled "Report on the Activities 
of the Committee on Armed Services, United States 
Senate, 99th Congress, First and Second Sessions." 
(S. Rept. No. 100-17) 

S. 623, to amend the Independent Safety Board 
Act of 1974, to authorize appropriations for fiscal 
years 1988, 1989, and 1990, and for other purposes, 
with an amendment. (S. Rept. No. 100-18) 

S. 790, to regulate nonbank banks, impose a mora- 
torium on certain securities and insurance activities 
by banks, recapitalize the Federal Savings and Loan 
Insurance Corporation, allow emergency interstate 
bank acquisitions, streamline credit union oper- 
ations, regulate consumer checkholds, and for other 
purposes (together with supplemental views). (S. 

Rept. No. 100-19) Pege 6357 

Measures Passed: 

United States-Japan Agreement on Semiconduc- 
tors: By unanimous vote of 93 yeas (Vote No. 34), 
Senate agreed to S. Res. 164, calling on the Presi- 
dent to respond to the violations by Japan of the 
United States-Japan agreement on semiconductors, 
after agreeing to an amendment proposed thereto, 
as follows: 

Page 6347 

Murkowski Amendment No. 39, to declare that 
the President should immediately take all appropri- 
ate actions to communicate with the Government of 
Japan to insure that the commitment made by Japan 
under the terms of the Market Opening Sector Spe- 



cific (MOSS) telecommunications negotiations for 33 
percent participation by foreign firms in any consor- 
tium formed to compete with Kokusai Denshin 
Denwa (KDD) be fulfilled. 

Pag* 6352 

Directing Senate Legal Counsel: Senate agreed to 
S. Res. 170, to direct the Senate Legal Counsel to 
bring a civil action in the name of the Senate Select 
Committee on Secret Military Assistance to Iran and 
the Nicaraguan Opposition to enforce the commit- 
tee's subpoena and order to Richard V. Secord, and 
to conduct all related contempt proceedings. 

Pag* 6413 

Moratorium on Contra Aid: Senate continued con- 
sideration of a motion to proceed to the consider- 
ation of H.J. Res. 175, to impose a moratorium on 
United States assistance for the Nicaraguan demo- 
cratic resistance until there has been a full and ade- 
quate accounting for previous assistance. 

Pag* 6304 

A motion was entered to close further debate on 
the motion to proceed to the consideration of the 
joint resolution and, in accordance with the provi- 
sions of Rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the 
Senate, a vote on the cloture motion will occur on 
Monday, March 23. 

Page 6327 

Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1987 — Conference 
Report: By 79 yeas to 17 nays (Vote No. 33), 
Senate agreed to the conference report on H.R. 2, 
to authorize funds for construction of highways, for 
highway safety programs, and for mass transporta- 
tion programs, and to expand and improve the Re- 
location Assistance Program. 

Page 6328 

Motion To Request Attendance: During today's 
proceedings, by 88 yeas to 6 nays (Vote No. 32), 
Senate agreed to a motion to request the attendance 
of absent Senators. 

Page 6309 

Nominations Received: Senate received the fol- 
lowing nominations: 

Royce C. Lamberth, of Virginia, to be United 
States District Judge for the District of Columbia. 

Marvin E. Braezeale, to be United States Marshal 
for the Southern District of Mississippi. 

A routine list of Air Force nominations. 

Page 6414 

Messages From the President: Page 6354 

Messages From the House: Page 6355 

Measures Referred: Page 6355 

Measures Ordered Placed on Calendar: Page 6355 

Executive Reports: Page 6357 

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Statements on Introduced Bills: Page 6358 

Additional Cosponsors: Page 6404 

Amendments Submitted: Page 6406 

Notices of Hearings: Page 6407 

Committee Authority To Meet: Page 6407 

Additional Statements: Page 6408 

Quorum Calls: One quorum call was taken today. 
(Total— 6) 

Page 6309 

Record Votes: Three record votes were taken 
today. (Total— 34) 

Paget 6309, 6345, 6354 

Recess: Senate convened at 10:30 a.m., and recessed 
at 7:02 p.m., until 9:30 a.m., on Friday, March 20, 
1987. (For Senate program, see the remarks of Sena- 
tor Byrd in today's Record on page 6413.) 

Committee Meetings 

APPROPRIATIONS— AGRICULTURE 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Agri- 
culture, Rural Development and Related Agencies 
resumed hearings on proposed budget estimates for 
fiscal year 1988 for the Department of Agriculture, 
receiving testimony in behalf of funds for their re- 
spective activities from Kenneth A. Gilles, Assistant 
Secretary for Marketing Inspection Services, J. Pat- 
rick Boyle, Administrator, Agricultural Marketing 
Service, W. Kirk Miller, Administrator, Federal 
Grain Inspection Service, Donald L. Houston, Ad- 
ministrator, Food Safety Inspection Service, and 
Steve Dewhurst, Budget Officer, all of the Depart- 
ment of Agriculture. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Monday, March 
23. 

APPROPRIATIONS— DEFENSE 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on De- 
fense resumed hearings on proposed budget esti- 
mates for fiscal year 1988 for the Department of De- 
fense, focusing on the SDI Program, receiving testi- 
mony from Lt. Gen. James Abrahamson, Director, 
Strategic Defense Initiative Office, who was accom- 
panied by several of his associates. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Tuesday, March 
24. 

FOREIGN ASSISTANCE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on For- 
eign Operations resumed hearings on proposed 
budget estimates for fiscal year 1988 for certain ac- 
tivities of the Agency for International Develop- 
ment, receiving testimony from Richard E. Bissell, 
Assistant Administrator for Program and Policy Co- 
ordination, Ray Love, Acting Assistant Administra- 
tor, Bureau for Africa, and Dwight A. Ink, Assistant 



Administrator, Bureau for Latin America and the 
Caribbean, all of the Agency for International De- 
velopment. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Tuesday, March 
24. 

APPROPRIATIONS— ARTS/HUMANITIES/ 
MUSEUM SERVICES 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on the In- 
terior and Related Agencies held hearings on pro- 
posed budget estimates for fiscal year 1988, receiv- 
ing testimony in behalf of funds for their respective 
activities from Frank Hodsoll, Chairman, National 
Endowment for the Arts; Lynne V. Cheney, Chair- 
person, National Endowment for the Humanities; 
and Lois Burke Shepard, Director, Institute of 
Museum Services. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Tuesday, March 
24. 

APPROPRIATIONS— FEDERAL HIGHWAY/ 
HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Trans- 
portation and Related Agencies held hearings on 
proposed budget estimates for fiscal year 1988 for 
the Department of Transportation, receiving testi- 
mony in behalf of funds for their respective activi- 
ties from Ray A. Barnhart, Administrator, and Rich- 
ard D. Morgan, Executive Director, both of the 
Federal Highway Administration; and Diane K. 
Steed, Administrator, National Highway Traffic 
Safety Administration. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Thursday, 
March 26. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— DEFENSE 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Strate- 
gic Forces and Nuclear Deterrence resumed closed 
hearings on proposed legislation authorizing funds 
for fiscal years 1988 and 1989 for the Department of 
Defense, receiving testimony from officials of the 
Department of Defense. 

Also, the subcommittee held hearings on pro- 
posed legislation authorizing funds for fiscal years 
1988 and 1989 for the Department of Defense, focus- 
ing on bomber and tanker issues, receiving testimo- 
ny from Maj. Gen. Michael Loh, USAF, Director of 
Operational Requirements, and Deputy Chief of 
Staff for Research and Development. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Monday, March 
23. 

BUDGET RESOLUTION 

Committee on the Budget: Committee continued 
markup of a proposed concurrent resolution on the 
fiscal year 1988 budget for the Federal Government, 
but did not complete action thereon, and will meet 
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CATASTROPHIC HEALTH INSURANCE 

Committee on Finance: Committee held hearings to 
review catastrophic health insurance issues, focusing 
on the impact of catastrophic health insurance on 
consumers and health care providers, receiving testi- 
mony from Senator Domenici; John Denning, Clin- 
ton, North Carolina, on behalf of the American As- 
sociation of Retired Persons; William Hutton, Na- 
tional Council of Senior Citizens, John P. McDaniel, 
Medlantic Health Care Group, on behalf of Ameri- 
can Hospital Association, and Paul Willging, Ameri- 
can Health Care Association, all of Washington, 
DC; Wilbur Cohen, University of Texas, Austin; 
Jerald R. Schenken, American Medical Association, 
Omaha, Nebraska; Ruth Constant, Port Arthur 
Home Health, Beaumont Home Health and Wich- 
ita Home Health, Victoria, Texas, on behalf of Na- 
tional Association for Home Care; Gary Shorb, Re- 
gional Medical Center, Memphis, Tennessee, on 
behalf of National Association of Public Hospitals; 
Richard Materson, American Academy of Physical 
Medicine and Rehabilitation, Houston, Texas, on 
behalf of American Academy of Physical Medicine 
and Rehabilitation and American Congress of Reha- 
bilitation Medicine; J.E. Stibbards, Children's Hospi- 
tal of Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, representing the 
Trustees of the National Association of Children's 
Hospitals and Related Institutions; Doris Nash, 
Cancer Care, Inc., New York, New York; and Ca- 
milla M. Miller, National Alliance for the Mentally 
111, Richmond, Virginia, on behalf of National Alli- 
ance for the Mentally 111, American Psychiatric Asso- 
ciation and National Association of Private Psychiat- 
ric Hospitals. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

NOMINATION 

Committee on Finance: Subcommittee on Social Securi- 
ty and Family Policy concluded hearings on the 
nomination of Jean K. Elder, of Virginia, to be As- 
sistant Secretary of Health and Human Services for 
Human Development Services, after the nominee, 
who was introduced by Senators Riegle and Hatch, 
testified and answered questions in her own behalf. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— STATE 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee held hear- 
ings on S. 766, authorizing funds for fiscal years 1988 
and 1989 for the Department of State, receiving tes- 
timony in behalf of funds for the United States' con- 
tribution to the United Nations from Vernon A. 
Walters, U.S. Permanent Representative to the 
United Nations; Alan L. Keyes, Assistant Secretary 
of State for International Organization Affairs; and 
William H. McBeath, American Public Health Asso- 
ciation, on behalf of the National Council on Inter- 
national Health and other Associations, Washington, 
DC. 



Hearings were recessed subject to call. 
PROMPT PAYMENT ACT 

Committee on Governmental Affairs: Committee held 
hearings on S. 328, to revise Federal law regarding 
prompt payment on completion of contracts for 
service or delivery of property, receiving testimony 
from Jeffrey C. Steinhoff, Associate Director, Ac- 
counting and Financial Management Division, 
United States General Accounting Office; Joseph R. 
Wright, Jr., Deputy Director, Office of Manage- 
ment and Budget; Frank S. Swain, Chief Counsel for 
Advocacy, Small Business Administration; Kenton 
Pattie, Coalition for Prompt Pay, Fairfax, Virginia; 
Michael Roush, National Federation of Independent 
Business, Washington, DC; John C. Rennie, Pacer 
Systems, Inc., Billerica, Massachusetts, on behalf of 
the National Small Business United; Paul Emerick, 
Emerick Construction, Portland, Oregon, represent- 
ing the Associated General Contractors of America; 
M.R. Sullivan, Jr., Sullivan Mechanical Company, 
Shenandoah, Virginia, representing the American 
Subcontractors Association; and David A. Buttrum, 
Swanson-Nunn Electric Company, Evansville, Indi- 
ana, representing Associated Specialty Contractors, 
Inc. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

INDEPENDENT COUNSEL 

Committee on Governmental Affairs: Subcommittee on 
Oversight of Government Management held over- 
sight hearings to review the proposed reauthoriza- 
tion of the independent counsel provisions of the 
Ethics in Government Act of 1978, receiving testi- 
mony from John R. Bolton, Assistant Attorney Gen- 
eral, Legislative Affairs, Department of Justice; Ar- 
chibald Cox, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mas- 
sachusetts, on behalf of Common Cause; Alan B. 
Morrison, Public Citizen Litigation Group, Washing- 
ton, DC; and Irvin B. Nathan, American Bar Asso- 
ciation's Ad Hoc Committee on the Independent 
Counsel Statute, Chicago, Illinois. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

BUSINESS MEETING 

Committee on the Judiciary: Committee ordered favor- 
ably reported the following business items: 

The nominations of Morton I. Greenberg, of 
New Jersey, to be United States Circuit Judge for 
the Third Circuit, Edward Leavy, of Oregon, to be 
United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit, 
Malcolm F. Marsh, to be United States District 
Judge for the District of Oregon, Frederick J. Hess, 
to be United States Attorney for the Southern Dis- 
trict of Illinois, P. Raymond Lamonica, to be United 
States Attorney for the Middle District of Louisiana, 
John T. Callery, to be United States Marshal for the 
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be United States Marshal for the District of Dela- 
ware, Eugene V. Marzullo, to be United States Mar- 
shal for the Western District of Pennsylvania, James 
L. Meyers, to be United States Marshal for the 
Middle District of Louisiana, Francis K. Peo, to be 
United States Marshal for the Northern District of 
New York, and Blaine Skinner, to be United States 
Marshal for the District of Idaho. 

S.J. Res. 5, designating June 14, 1987 as "Baltic 
Freedom Day"; 

S.J. Res. 18, authorizing and requesting the Presi- 
dent to issue a proclamation designating June 1-7, 
1987, as "National Fishing Week"; 

S.J. Res. 22, designating September 21-27, 1987, as 
"National Historically Black Colleges Week"; 

S.J. Res. 47, designating April 9, 1987, as "Nation- 
al POW Recognition Day"; 

S.J. Res. 52, designating the week of May 10-16, 
1987, as "National Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Aware- 
ness Week"; 

S.J. Res. 55, designating the week of May 10-16, 
1987, as "National Osteoporosis Prevention Week 
of 1987"; 

SJ. Res. 57, designating May 3-10, 1987 as "Na- 
tional Older Americans Abuse Prevention Week"; 

S.J. Res. 58, designating the month of April, 1987, 
as "National Child Abuse Prevention Month"; 

S.J. Res. 60, authorizing the President to proclaim 
the last Friday of April each year as "National 
Arbor Day", with an amendment; 

S.J. Res. 64, designating May 1987, as "Older 
Americans Month"; 

S.J. Res. 67, designating the month of May 1987 as 
"National Digestive Diseases Awareness Month"; 

S.J. Res. 69, designating the week beginning April 
20, 1987 as "World Population Awareness Week"; 

S.J. Res. 70, commemorating the 40th Anniversary 
of the Marshall plan; 

S.J. Res. 74, designating the month of May 1987 as 
"National Cancer Institute Month"; 

S.J. Res. 89, designating the week beginning April 
26, 1987, as "National Organ and Tissue Donor 
Awareness Week"; 

S.J. Res. 84, designating October 1987 as "Nation- 
al Down's Syndrome Month"; 

S.J. Res. 85, designating the period commencing 
on August 2, 1987, and ending on August 8, 1987, as 
"International Special Olympics Week," and desig- 
nating August 3, 1987, as "International Olympics 
Day"; and 

S.J. Res. 49, designating September 18, 1987, as 
"National POW/MIA Recognition Day"; and 

Three private relief bills: S. 392, S. 393, and S. 
423. 

ANTITRUST IMPROVEMENTS 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Anti- 
trust, Monopolies and Business Rights approved for 



full committee consideration with an amendment in 
the nature of a substitute S. 431, to strengthen the 
pre-merger reporting requirements of the Hart- 
Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976. 

CIVIL RIGHTS RESTORATION ACT 

Committee on Labor and Human Resources: Committee 
held hearings on S. 557, to ensure that discrimina- 
tion is prohibited by the recipients of Federal finan- 
cial assistance, receiving testimony from Benjamin 
Hooks, Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, Bal- 
timore, Maryland; Eleanor Smeal, National Organi- 
zation for Women, Marcia Greenberger, National 
Women's Law Center, Kay James, National Right to 
Life Committee, David Tatel, Hogan & Hartson, 
and former Director, Office for Civil Rights, De- 
partment of Health, Education and Welfare, and 
Chuck Fields, American Farm Bureau Federation, all 
of Washington, DC; Edward M. Kennedy, Jr., 
Facing the Challenge, Boston, Massachusetts; 
Kermit Phelps, American Association of Retired 
Persons, Kansas City, Missouri; E. Richard Larson, 
Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational 
Fund, Los Angeles, California; and James J. Wilson, 
Council Member, St. Louis, Missouri. 
Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

BUSINESS MEETING 

Select Committee on Indian Affairs: Committee ordered 
favorably reported the following measures: 

S. 136, to establish a health promotion and disease 
prevention program to serve Native Hawaiian com- 
munities, with an amendment in the nature of a sub- 
stitute; 

S. 360, to improve the education status of Native 
Hawaiians, with an amendment; and 

Adopted an amendment in the nature of a substi- 
tute to S. 129, to authorize funds for and revise cer- 
tain provisions of the Indian Health Care Improve- 
ment Act (A bill which the committee ordered fa- 
vorably reported without amendment on January 23, 
1987). 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 32 public bills, H.R. 1716-1747; 
and 6 resolutions, H.J. Res. 194-197, H. Con. Res. 
84, and H. Res. 127 were introduced. 

Page 6284 

Legislative Program: The Majority Leader an- 
nounced the legislative program for the week of 
March 23. Agreed to adjourn from Thursday to 
Monday. 

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Calendar Wednesday: Agreed to dispense with 
Calendar Wednesday business of March 25. 

Page 6263 

Committee Funding: By a recorded vote of 280 
ayes to 117 noes, Roll No. 37, the House agreed to 
H. Res. 108, providing amounts from the contingent 
fund of the House for the expenses of investigations 
and studies by standing and select committees of the 
House in the first session of the One Hundredth 
Congress. 

Page 6264 

Rejected the Dannemeyer motion to recommit 
the resolution to the Committee on House Adminis- 
tration with instructions to report it back forthwith 
containing an amendment authorizing funds for 1987 
at levels not exceeding those authorized for 1986 
(rejected by a yea-and-nay vote of 127 yeas to 268 
nays, Roll No. 36). 

Page 6274 

Agreed to the committee amendment in the 
nature of a substitute. 

Page 6275 

Afghanistan Day: House passed and cleared for the 
President S.J. Res. 63, to designate March 21, 1987, 
as Afghanistan Day. 

Page 6275 

Energy Education Day: House passed and cleared 
for the President SJ. Res. 19, to designate March 
20, 1987 as "National Energy Education Day". 

Page 6277 

Quorum Calls — Votes: One yea-and-nay vote and 
one recorded vote developed during the proceed- 
ings of the House today and appear on pages 6274, 
6275. There were no quorum calls. 

Adjournment: Met at 11 a.m. and adjourned at 1:22 
p.m. 

Committee Meetings 

IMPLEMENTATION OF MARKETING 

LOAN CONCEPT TO COMMODITY 
PROGRAMS 

Committee on Agriculture: Subcommittee on Wheat, 
Soybeans, and Feed Grains held a hearing to review 
implementation of Marketing Loan Concept to Com- 
modity Programs. Testimony was heard from Repre- 
sentative Daub; and public witnesses. 

COMMERCE, JUSTICE, STATE, AND 
JUDICIARY APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Com- 
merce, Justice, State, and Judiciary held a hearing 
on International Trade Administration. Testimony 
was heard from Bruce Smart, Under Secretary, 
International Trade, International Trade Administra- 
tion, Department of Commerce. 



The subcommittee also met in executive session 
to hold a hearing on the Secretary of State. Testimo- 
ny was heard from George P. Shultz, Secretary of 
State. 

DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on De- 
fense met in executive session to hold a hearing on 
Navy Research, Test and Evaluation, and on Air 
Force Missiles and Other Procurement. Testimony 
was heard from the following officials of the De- 
partment of Defense: Melvyn R. Paisley, Assistant 
Secretary of the Navy (Research, Engineering and 
Systems); Adm. Paul F. McCarthy, USN, Director, 
Research, Development and Acquisition; and Lt. 
Gen. Bernard P. Randolph, USAF, Deputy Chief of 
Staff for Research, Development, and Acquisition. 

ENERGY AND WATER DEVELOPMENT 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy 
and Water Development held a hearing on NRC. 
Testimony was heard from the following officials of 
the NRC: Lando W. Zech, Jr., Chairman; Thomas 
M. Roberts, James K. Asselstine, Frederick M. 
Bernthal, and Kenneth M. Carr, all Commissioners. 

FOREIGN ASSISTANCE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on For- 
eign Assistance held a hearing on Security Assist- 
ance Overview. Testimony was heard from Lt. Gen. 
Phillip C. Gast, USAF, Director, Defense Security 
Assistance Agency. 

INTERIOR APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Interi- 
or held a hearing on Office of Surface Mining. Tes- 
timony was heard from Jed Christensen, Director, 
Office of Surface Mining, Department of the Interi- 
or. 

LABOR— HHS— EDUCATION 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on 
Labor — HHS — Education held a hearing on Office 
of the Assistant Secretary of Health, and on Family 
Support Administration: Aid to Families with De- 
pendent Children, Child Support Enforcement, Low 
Income Home Energy Assistance, Refugee and En- 
trant Assistance, Work Incentives, and on Communi- 
ty Services Block Grant. Testimony was heard from 
the following officials of the Department of Health 
and Human Services: Dr. Robert E. Windom, As- 
sistant Secretary for Health; and Wayne A. Stanton, 
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MILITARY CONSTRUCTION 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Mili- 
tary Construction held a hearing on NATO Infra- 
structure and European Construction Program. Tes- 
timony was heard from the following officials of the 
Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense: 
John J. Maresca, Deputy Assistant Secretary (Euro- 
pean and NATO Policy), Assistant Secretary (Inter- 
national Security Policy); Capt. Michael Dallam, 
USN, Director, Quality Facilities Acquisition Direc- 
torate, Assistant Secretary (Acquisition and Logis- 
tics); and TJ. Loveland, Director, Infrastructure and 
Logistics, U.S. Mission to NATO. 

AGRICULTURE, RURAL DEVELOPMENT 
AND RELATED AGENCIES 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Agri- 
culture, Rural Development and Related Agencies 
held a hearing on Food and Drug Administration. 
Testimony was heard from Frank E. Young, Com- 
missioner, FDA, Department of Health and Human 
Services. 

TRANSPORTATION APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Trans- 
portation concluded hearings on Urban Mass Trans- 
portation Administration. Testimony was heard from 
Ralph L. Stanley, Administrator, Urban Mass Trans- 
portation Administration, Department of Transpor- 
tation. 

TREASURY— POSTAL SERVICE— GENERAL 
GOVERNMENT APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Treas- 
ury — Postal Service — General Government held a 
hearing on Office of Personnel Management. Testi- 
mony was heard from Constance Horner, Director, 
Office of Personnel Management. 

MILITARY CONSTRUCTION 
AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Mili- 
tary Installations and Facilities continued hearings 
on fiscal years 1988-1989 military construction au- 
thorization request, including H.R. 1092, Military 
Construction Authorization Act, 1988 and 1989. Tes- 
timony was heard from Representatives Howard, 
Matsui, Vucanovich and Bilbray; from the following 
officials of the Department of Defense: Robert A. 
Stone, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Installations, 
Office of Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Lo- 
gistics; Paul W. Johnson, Deputy Assistant Secretary 
for Installations and Housing, Office of the Assistant 
Secretary, Department of the Army; Keith E. Eastin, 
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Shipbuild- 
ing and Logistics, Department of the Navy; James F. 



Boatright, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Installa- 
tions, Environment and Safety, Office of the Assist- 
ant Secretary, Department of the Air Force; and Lt. 
Gen. Winston D. Powers, USAF, Director, Defense 
Communications Agency. 
Hearings continue March 25. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Pro- 
curement and Military Nuclear Systems met in exec- 
utive session to continue hearings on the procure- 
ment portion of the fiscal years 1988-1989 defense 
authorization request. Testimony was heard from 
the following officials of the Department of De- 
fense: Donald C. Latham, Assistant Secretary for 
Command, Control, Communications and Intelli- 
gence; and Rear Adm. J.H. Fitterman, Naval In- 
spector General, Office of the Chief of Naval Oper- 
ations, Department of the Navy; and public wit- 
nesses. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Readi- 
ness continued hearings on the operation and main- 
tenance portion of the fiscal years 1988-1989 defense 
authorization request. Testimony was heard from 
the following officials of the Department of De- 
fense: John Dexter, Deputy Assistant Secretary of 
Health Offices (Medical Resources Administration), 
Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary; Col. James 
Helton, Director, CHAMPUS, USA; John Flynn, 
Director for Operations, Office of the Assistant Sec- 
retary (Comptroller); Lt. Gen. Quinn Becker, Sur- 
geon General, USA; Vice Adm. Lewis Seaton, Di- 
rector, Naval Medicine and the Surgeon General, 
USN; and Lt. Gen. Murphy Chesney, Surgeon Gen- 
eral, USAF. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Sea- 
power and Strategic and Critical Materials conclud- 
ed hearings on the seapower portion of the fiscal 
years 1988-1989 defense authorization request. Testi- 
mony was heard from Representatives Bentley and 
Gejdenson; and from the following officials of the 
Department of Defense: Maj. Gen. M.J. Ryan, 
USAF, Director, Force Structure, Resources and 
Assets Directorate (J-8), Organization of the Joint 
Chiefs of Staff; John Lehman, Secretary of the Navy; 
Adm. Carlisle Trost, Chief of Naval Operations; and 
Gen. Thomas Morgan, Assistant Commandant of the 
Marine Corps. 

HOUSING AND COMMUNITY 
DEVELOPMENT ACT 

Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs: Sub- 
committee on Housing and Community Develop- 
ment continued hearings on H.R. 4, Housing and 



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Community Development Act of 1987. Testimony 
was heard from public witnesses. 
Hearings continue March 24. 

FmHA PREPAYMENT 

Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs: Sub- 
committee on Housing and Community Develop- 
ment held a hearing on FmHA prepayment of rural 
rental housing loans, including consideration of 
H.R. 1070, to amend the Housing Act of 1949 to 
prevent the displacement of lower income and el- 
derly residents of rural rental housing due to the 
prepayment of loans made by the Secretary of Agri- 
culture. Testimony was heard from Representative 
Swift; and public witnesses. 

TRADE AND INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC 
POLICY REFORM ACT 

Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs: Sub- 
committee on International Development Institu- 
tions and Finance approved for full committee 
action amended H.R. 3, Trade and International 
Economic Policy Reform Act of 1987. 

FIRST CONCURRENT BUDGET 
RESOLUTION 

Committee on the Budget: Began markup of the First 
Concurrent Budget resolution for fiscal year 1988. 
Will continue tomorrow. 

SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT ACT 

Committee on Education and Labor: Subcommittee on 
Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education 
continued hearings on H.R. 5, School Improvement 
Act of 1987. Testimony was heard from public wit- 
nesses. 

Hearings continue March 24. 

ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS OF ASH 
FROM MUNICIPAL INCINERATORS 

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on 
Transportation, Tourism and Hazardous Materials 
held a hearing on the Environmental Hazards of 
Ash from Municipal Incinerators. Testimony was 
heard from J. Winston Porter, Assistant Administra- 
tor, Solid Waste and Emergency Response, EPA; 
and public witnesses. 

FOREIGN ASSISTANCE 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Africa 
approved for full committee action recommenda- 
tions for fiscal year 1988 Foreign Assistance. 

FOREIGN ASSISTANCE 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on 
Europe and the Middle East approved for full com- 
mittee action recommendations for fiscal year 1988 
Foreign Assistance requests. 



STATE DEPARTMENT: DIPLOMATIC 
SECURITY 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Inter- 
national Operations concluded hearings on fiscal 
years 1988-1989 Department of State: Diplomatic Se- 
curity. Testimony was heard from the following offi- 
cials of the Department of State: Richard N. Derta- 
dian, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Foreign Build- 
ings; and Louis Schwartz, Jr., Director, Diplomatic 
Security Service. 

ECONOMIC AND MILITARY ASSISTANCE 
FOR LATIN AMERICA AND THE 
CARIBBEAN 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: On March 18, the Sub- 
committee on Western Hemisphere Affairs ap- 
proved for full committee action recommendations 
on economic and military assistance for Latin Amer- 
ica and the Caribbean for fiscal years 1988 and 1989. 

UNDERREPORTING OF OCCUPATIONAL 
INJURIES 

Committee on Government Operations: Subcommittee on 
Employment and Housing held a hearing on under- 
reporting of occupational injuries and its impact on 
workers' safety. Testimony was heard from the fol- 
lowing officials of the Department of Labor: John 
A. Pendergrass, Assistant Secretary for OSHA; and 
William Eisenberg, Deputy Commissioner, Bureau 
of Labor Statistics; and public witnesses. 

MICHIGAN WILDERNESS HERITAGE ACT; 
LAND AND WATER CONSERVATION 
FUND ACT AMENDMENTS 

Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs: Subcommit- 
tee on National Parks and Public Lands approved 
for full committee action the following bills: H.R. 
148, Michigan Wilderness Heritage Act of 1985; and 
H.R. 1320, amended, Land and Water Conservation 
Fund Act Amendments of 1987. 

Prior to this action, the subcommittee held a hear- 
ing on H.R. 148. Testimony was heard from Repre- 
sentatives Bonior of Michigan, Pursell, and Henry; 
George M. Leonard, Associate Chief, U.S. Forest 
Service, USDA; and public witnesses. 

MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES 

Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs: Subcommit- 
tee on Mining and Natural Resources held a hear- 
ing on the following bills: H.R. 512, Federal Coal 
Equity Act of 1987; H.R. 513, to offset the competi- 
tive advantage which foreign producers have as a 
result of not having to meet environmental health, 
welfare, and safety requirements of the kinds im- 
posed on U.S. coal producers, and H.R. 1065, to 
amend the Mineral Lands Leasing Act of 1920 to en- 
hance the marketability of domestic coal. Testimony 



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was heard from Senator Rockefeller; Representa- 
tives Boucher and Mollohan; J. Steven Griles, As- 
sistant Secretary, Land and Minerals Management, 
Department of the Interior; and public witnesses. 

MEDICAL CLAIMS 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Adminis- 
trative Law and Governmental Relations held a 
hearing on the following bills: H.R. 1054, to amend 
chapter 171 of title 28, United States Code, to allow 
members of the Armed Forces to sue the United 
States for damages for certain injuries caused by im- 
proper medical care; and H.R. 1341, to amend title 
28, United States Code, to allow suits against the 
United States for acts or omissions of contractors in 
carrying out the Atomic Weapons Testing Program, 
and to substitute the United States as the party de- 
fendant in suits brought against such contractors. 
Testimony was heard from Senator Sasser; Richard 
K. Willard, Assistant Attorney General, Civil Divi- 
sion, Department of Justice; H. Lawrence Garrett 
III, General Counsel, Department of Defense; Don 
Ofte, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for De- 
fense Programs, Department of Energy; and public 
witnesses. 

OVERSIGHT 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Monopo- 
lies and Commercial Law held an oversight hearing 
on the Solicitor General's Office and the U.S. Trust- 
ee Program. Testimony was heard from the follow- 
ing officials of the Department of Justice: Charles 
Fried, Solicitor General; and Thomas J. Stanton, Di- 
rector and Counsel, Executive Office for United 
States Trustees; and public witnesses. 

PROSPECTUS; OVERSIGHT 

Committee on Public Works and Transportation: Sub- 
committee on Public Buildings and Grounds ap- 
proved 1 lease prospectus. 

Prior to this action, the subcommittee held a hear- 
ing on this prospectus. Testimony was heard from 
Wolfgang Zoellner, Assistant Commissioner for Fa- 
cility Planning, GSA. 

The subcommittee also concluded oversight hear- 
ings on the fiscal year 1988 budget request. Testimo- 
ny was heard from Robert McCormick Adams, Sec- 
retary, Smithsonian Institution; Manus J. Fish, Re- 
gional Director, National Park Service, Department 
of the Interior; Charles Clark, Chief Judge, 5th Cir- 
cuit, U.S. Court of Appeals, and Chairman, Budget 
Committee, Judicial Conference of the United 
States; Donald C. Curran, Associate Librarian of 
Congress, Library of Congress; George M. White, 
Architect, U.S. Capitol; and Mark Lindsay, Acting 
Chief Counsel, Federal Railroad Administration, 
Department of Transportation. 



IMPLEMENTATION OF THE 55 MPH SPEED 
LIMIT 

Committee on Public Works and Transportation: Sub- 
committee on Surface Transportation concluded 
hearings on the impact and implementation of the 
55 mph speed limit. Testimony was heard from 
public witnesses. 

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 
AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcom- 
mittee on Energy Research and Development con- 
tinued hearings on Department of Energy fiscal year 
1988 authorization. Testimony was heard from the 
following officials of the Department of Energy: 
James W. Vaughan, Jr., Principal Deputy Assistant 
Secretary for Nuclear Energy; William R. Voight, 
Jr., Director, Office of Remedial Action and Waste 
Technology; and Benard Rusche, Director, Office 
of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management; and 
public witnesses. 

Hearings continue March 24. 

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 
AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcom- 
mittee on Natural Resources, Agriculture, Research 
and Environment held a hearing on Department of 
Energy fiscal year 1988 authorization. Testimony was 
heard from Alvin W. Trivelpiece, Director, Office 
of Energy Research, Department of Energy; and 
public witnesses. 

NASA AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcom- 
mittee on Space Science and Applications and the 
Subcommittee on Transportation, Aviation and Ma- 
terials held a joint hearing on NASA authorization. 
Testimony was heard from Representative Watkins; 
and the following officials of NASA: Howard 
Robins, Deputy Associate Administrator, Manage- 
ment; Gen. Billy McGarvey, Director, Facilities En- 
gineering Division; and Edward A. Frankle, Deputy 
Counsel, Office of General Counsel. 

TRADE AND COMPETITIVENESS ISSUES 

Committee on Small Businesses: Continued hearings on 
trade and competitiveness issues confronting small- 
and mid-sized businesses. Testimony was heard from 
Bruce Smart, Under Secretary, International Trade 
Administration, Department of Commerce; John A. 
Bohn, President and Chairman, Export-Import 
Bank; and the following officials of the SBA: Frank 
S. Swain, Chief Counsel, Office of Advocacy; John 
Cox, Acting Associate Administrator, Management 
and Administration; and Richard J. Shane, Assistant 



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gy- 

MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES 

Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Subcommittee on 
Housing and Memorial Affairs approved for full 
committee action the following measures: H. Con. 
Res. 78, expressing the sense of Congress with re- 
spect to the Veterans' Administration Home Loan 
Program; H. Con. Res. 79, reaffirming the sense of 
Congress that the 1 -percent fee charged by the Vet- 
erans' Administration to veterans obtaining a home 
loan guaranteed by such Administration should not 
be increased; and H.R. 733, to exempt retired mem- 
bers of the Armed Forces called to active duty and 
assigned to full-time duty with the American Battle 
Monuments Commission from grade limitations on 
officers of the Armed Forces. 

TRADE AND INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC 
POLICY REFORM ACT 

Committee on Ways and Means: Continued markup of 
H.R. 3, Trade and International Economic Policy 
Reform Act of 1987. 
Will continue March 24. 



Joint Meeting 

SUBCOMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS 

Joint Economic Committee: Committee announced the 
following subcommittee assignments: 

Subcommittee on International Economic Policy: Sena- 
tors Sarbanes (Chairman), Proxmire, Kennedy, and 
Roth, and Representatives Hamilton, Solarz, Snowe, 
and Wylie. 

Subcommittee on National Security Economics: Senators 
Proxmire (Chairman), Bingaman, Sarbanes, and 
Wilson, and Representatives Obey, Scheuer, McMil- 
lan, and Fish. 

Subcommittee on Economic Growth Trade and Taxes: 
Senators Bentsen (Chairman), Melcher, D'Amato, 
and Roth, and Representatives Hamilton, Obey, 
Stark, and Fish. 

Subcommittee on Fiscal and Monetary Policy: Senators 
Kennedy (Chairman), Proxmire, and Symms, and 
Representatives Stark, Solarz, Wylie, and McMillan. 

Subcommittee on Economic Goals and Intergovernmental 
Policy: Representatives Hamilton (Chairman), Haw- 
kins, and Snowe, and Senators Melcher, Bentsen, 
Roth, and Wilson. 

Subcommittee on Economic Resources and Competitive- 
ness: Representatives Obey (Chairman), Scheuer, 
Wylie, and McMillan, and Senators Melcher, Binga- 
man, and Symms. 

Subcommittee on Investment, Jobs and Prices: Repre- 
sentatives Hawkins (Chairman), Solarz, and Fish, 



and Senators Kennedy, Sarbanes, D'Amato, and 
Symms. 

Subcommittee on Education and Health: Representa- 
tives Scheuer (Chairman), Hawkins, Stark, and 
Snowe, and Senators Bingaman, Bentsen, Wilson, 
and D'Amato. 

NATIONAL SECURITY 

Joint Economic Committee: Subcommittee on National 
Security Economics held closed hearings on national 
security matters, receiving testimony from certain in- 
telligence officials, but made no announcements, 
and recessed subject to call. 

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Friday, March 20, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

Routine Proceedings, pages 6447-6512 

Measures Introduced: Seven bills and two resolu- 
tions were introduced, as follows: S. 802-808, and S. 
Res. 171-172. 

Page 6489 

Measures Reported: Reports were made as follows: 

S. 514, to amend the Job Training Act, to establish 
an incentive bonus for the successful placement of 
certain employable dependent individuals, to pro- 
vide targeting of assistance from certain carryover 
funds for such individuals, and for other purposes, 
with an amendment in the nature of a substitute and 
an amendment to the title. (S. Rept. No. 100-20) 

H. Con. Res. 77, making a correction, relating to 
the maximum speed limit, in the enrollment of H.R. 
2, Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1987. 

SJ. Res. 49, to designate September 18, 1987, as 
"National POW/MIA Recognition Day." 

SJ. Res. 89, to authorize and request the Presi- 
dent to issue a proclamation designating April 
26-May 2, 1987, as "National Organ and Tissue 
Donor Awareness Week." 

Page 6489 

Measures Passed: 

Maximum Speed Limit: By 60 yeas to 21 nays, 
(Vote No. 35), Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 77, 
making a correction, relating to the maximum speed 
limit, in the enrollment of H.R. 2, the Federal-Aid 
Highway Act of 1987. 

Pag* 6460 

Remembrance of Victims of Holocaust: Senate 
agreed to H. Con. Res. 49, authorizing the use of 
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ceremonies to observe the Days of Remembrance of 
Victims of the Holocaust. 

Page 6504 

Baltic Freedom Day: Senate passed SJ. Res. 5, 
designating June 14, 1987, as "Baltic Freedom Day." 

Page 6504 

National Fishing Week: Senate passed SJ. Res. 
18, authorizing and requesting the President to issue 
a proclamation designating June 1-7, 1987, as "Na- 
tional Fishing Week." 

Page 6504 

National Historically Black Colleges Week: Senate 
passed SJ. Res. 22, designating the period Septem- 
ber 21-27, 1987, as "National Historically Black Col- 
leges Week." 

Page 6505 

National Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Awareness 
Week: Senate passed SJ. Res. 52, designating the 
week of May 10-16, 1987, as "National Fetal Alco- 
hol Syndrome Awareness Week." 

Page 6505 

National Osteoporosis Prevention Week of 1987: 
Senate passed SJ. Res. 55, designating the week of 
May 10-16, 1987, as "National Osteoporosis Preven- 
tion Week of 1987." 

Page 6505 

National Older Americans Abuse Prevention 
Week: Senate passed SJ. Res. 57, designating the 
period May 3-10, 1987, as "National Older Ameri- 
cans Abuse Prevention Week." 

Page 6505 

National Child Abuse Prevention Month: Senate 
passed SJ. Res. 58, designating the month of April 
1987 as "National Child Abuse Prevention Month." 

Page 6506 

Older Americans Month: Senate passed SJ. Res. 
64, designating May 1987 as "Older Americans 
Month." 

Page 6506 

National Digestive Diseases Awareness Month: 
Senate passed SJ. Res. 67, designating the month of 
May 1987 as "National Digestive Diseases Aware- 
ness Month." 

Page 6506 

Marshall Plan Anniversary: Senate passed SJ. 
Res. 70, commemorating the fortieth anniversary of 
the Marshall plan. 

Page 6506 

National Career Institute Month: Senate passed 
SJ. Res. 74, designating the month of May 1987 as 
"National Career Institute Month." 

Page 6507 

National Down's Syndrome Month: Senate passed 
SJ. Res. 84, designating October 1987 as "National 
Down's Syndrome Month." 

Page 6507 



International Special Olympics Week/Day: Senate 
passed SJ. Res. 85, designating the period August 
2-8, 1987, as "International Special Olympics 
Week," and to designate August 3, 1987, as "Inter- 
national Special Olympics Day." 

Page 6507 

Interstate Commerce Commission Day: Senate 
passed SJ. Res. 96, designating April 3, 1987 as 
"Interstate Commerce Commission Day." 

Page 6508 

National Arbor Day: Senate passed SJ. Res. 60, 
authorizing the President to proclaim the last Friday 
of April 1987 as "National Arbor Day," after agree- 
ing to a committee amendment thereto. 

Page 6508 

Moratorium on Contra Aid: Senate continued con- 
sideration of a motion to proceed to consider HJ. 
Res. 175, to impose a moratorium on United States 
assistance for the Nicaraguan democratic resistance 
until there has been a full and adequate accounting 
for previous assistance. 

Pages 6455, 6473 

A second motion was entered to close further 
debate on the motion to proceed to the consider- 
ation of the resolution and, in accordance with the 
provisions of Rule XXII of the Standing Rules of 
the Senate, a vote on the cloture motion will occur 
on Tuesday, March 24. 

Page 6459 

Senate will continue consideration of the motion 
to proceed on Monday, March 23, with a cloture 
vote to occur thereon. 

Authority for Committees: All committees were 
authorized to file reports today until 5 p.m. 

Page 6511 

Nominations Confirmed: Senate confirmed the fol- 
lowing nominations'. 

George H. Nash, of Iowa, to be a member of the 
National Commission on Libraries and Information 
Science. 

David N. Baker, of Indiana, Nina Brock, of Ten- 
nessee, Robert Garfias, of California, Robert M. 
Johnson, of Florida, Ardis Krainik, of Illinois, 
Harvey Lichtenstein, of New York, Arthur Mitchell, 
of New York, and Sally B. Bliss, of New York, 
each to be a member of National Council on the 
Arts. 

Rosemary G. McMillan, of Nevada, and James H. 
Duff, of Pennsylvania, each to be a member of the 
National Museum Services Board. 

James Abdnor, of South Dakota, to be Adminis- 
trator of the Small Business Administration. 

Edward Leavy, of Oregon, to be United States 
Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit. 

Morton I. Greenberg, of New Jersey, to be 
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Malcolm F. Marsh, to be United States District 
Judge for the District of Oregon. 

Frederick J. Hess, to be United States Attorney 
for the Southern District of Illinois. 

P. Raymond Lamonica, to be United States Attor- 
ney for the Middle District of Louisiana. 

E. Evans Denney, to be United States Marshal for 
the District of Delaware. 

Blaine Skinner, to be United States Marshal for 
the District of Idaho. 

James L. Meyers, to be United States Marshal for 
the Middle District of Louisiana. 

Francis K. Peo, to be United States Marshal for 
the Northern District of New York. 

Eugene V. Marzullo, to be United States Marshal 
for the Western District of Pennsylvania. 

John T. Callery, to be United States Marshal for 
the Western District of Tennessee. 

Page 6511 

Communications: Page 6488 

Statements on Introduced Bills: Page 6489 

Additional Cosponsors: Page 6494 

Amendments Submitted: Page 6496 

Notices of Hearings: Page 6496 

Committee Authority To Meet: Page 6496 

Additional Statements: Page 6496 

Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. 
(Total— 35) 

Page 6470 

Recess: Senate convened at 9:30 a.m., and recessed 
at 3:50 p.m., until 4:30 p.m., on Monday, March 23, 
1987. (For Senate program, see the remarks of Sena- 
tor Byrd in today's Record on page 6511.) 

Committee Meetings 

APPROPRIATIONS— FEMA 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on HUD- 
Independent Agencies held hearings on proposed 
budget estimates for fiscal year 1988, for the Federal 
Emergency Management Agency, receiving testimo- 
ny from Gen. Julius W. Becton, Jr., Director, 
FEMA. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Thursday, 
March 26. 

APPROPRIATIONS— TREASURY 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Treas- 
ury, Postal Service, and General Government held 
hearings on proposed budget estimates for fiscal 
year 1988 for the Department of the Treasury, re- 
ceiving testimony from James Baker, Secretary, De- 
partment of the Treasury, and Robert M. Tobias, 
President, National Treasury Employees Union. 



Subcommittee will meet again on Wednesday, 
April 1. 



ENROLLMENT CORRECTION 

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: 
Committee ordered reported, without recommenda- 
tion, H. Con. Res. 77, to make a correction, relating 
to the maximum speed limit, in the enrollment of 
H.R. 2, Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1987. 



IMPLICATIONS OF DECLINE OF THE 
DOLLAR 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Subcommittee on 
International Economic Policy, Trade, Oceans, and 
Environment held hearings to review the economic 
and foreign policy implications of the decline of the 
U.S. dollar, receiving testimony from C. Fred Berg- 
sten, Institute for International Economics, John H. 
Makin, American Enterprise Institute for Public 
Policy Research, and Robert Solomon, The Brook- 
ings Institution, all of Washington, DC; and 
Rimmer DeVries, Morgan Guaranty Trust Compa- 
ny, New York, New York. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 



INDEPENDENT COUNSEL 

Committee on Governmental Affairs: Subcommittee on 
Oversight of Government Management continued 
oversight hearings to review the proposed reauthor- 
ization of the independent counsel provisions of the 
Ethics in Government Act of 1978, receiving testi- 
mony from David H. Martin, Director, and Gary 
Davis, Counsel, both of the Office of Government 
Ethics, Office of Personnel Management; Lloyd N. 
Cutler, Wilmer, Cutler, and Pickering, and Benja- 
min R. Civiletti, Venable, Baetjer, Howard, and 
Civiletti, both of Washington, DC; Norman Lef- 
stein, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; 
and Thomas D. Morgan, Emory University, Atlanta, 
Georgia. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 



SCHOOL DROPOUT DEMONSTRATION 
ASSISTANCE ACT 

Committee on Labor and Human Resources: Subcommit- 
tee on Education, Arts, and Humanities approved 
for full committee consideration S. 320, to make 
grants to local educational agencies for dropout pre- 
vention and reentry demonstration projects, with an 
amendment in the nature of a substitute. 



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House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

The House was not in session today. Its next 
meeting will be held at noon on Monday, March 23. 

Committee Meetings 

NATIONAL SECURITY POLICY 

Committee on Armed Services: Defense Policy Panel 
continued hearings on national security policy, with 
emphasis on NATO. Testimony was heard from 
Representative Ray; Gen. Thomas C. Richards, 
USAF, Deputy Commander in Chief, U.S. European 
Command; Adm. Lee Baggett, Jr., USN, Command- 
er in Chief, U.S. Atlantic Command; and Rozanne 
Ridgway, Assistant Secretary for European and Ca- 
nadian Affairs, Department of State. 
Hearings continue March 23. 

FIRST CONCURRENT BUDGET 
RESOLUTION 

Committee on the Budget: Continued markup of the 
First Concurrent Budget resolution for fiscal year 
1988. 

OVERSIGHT 

Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs: Held an 
oversight hearing on Bureau of Indian Affairs fiscal 
year 1988 budget request. Testimony was heard 
from Ross O. Swimmer, Assistant Secretary for 
Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior; and 
public witnesses. 

OVERSIGHT 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Civil and 
Constitutional Rights concluded oversight hearings 
on FBI budget authorization request for fiscal year 
1988. Testimony was heard from the following offi- 
cials of the FBI, Department of Justice: John 
Glover, Executive Assistant Director for Administra- 
tion; and Jay Brixey, Deputy Assistant Director for 
Administrative Services. 

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Monday, March 23, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

Routine Proceedings, pages 6523-6589 

Measures Introduced: Nine bills and one resolu- 
tion were introduced, as follows: S. 809-817, and S.J. 
Res. 103. 

Pag* 6578 



Measures Reported: Reports were made as follows: 
S. Con. Res. 21, expressing the sense of the Con- 
gress in opposition to the proposal by the European 
Community for the establishment of a tax on vegeta- 
ble and marine fats and oils and urging the Presi- 
dent to take strong and immediate countermeasures 
should such a tax be implemented to the detriment 
of United States exports of oil-seeds and products 
and inconsistently with the European Community's 
obligations under the General Agreement on Tariffs 
and Trade. 

S. Con. Res. 27, expressing the sense of the 
Senate that the U.S. Department of Commerce and 
Special Trade Representative should initiate investi- 
gations of Canadian agricultural subsidies, with an 
amendment in the nature of a substitute. 

Page 6578 

Moratorium on Contra Aid: Senate continued con- 
sideration of a motion to proceed to consider H.J. 
Res. 175, to impose a moratorium on United States 
assistance for the Nicaraguan democratic resistance 
until there has been a full and adequate accounting 
for previous assistance. 

By 46 yeas to 48 nays (Vote No. 36), three-fifths 
of those Senators duly chosen and sworn not having 
voted in the affirmative, Senate failed to close fur- 
ther debate on the motion to proceed. 

Page 6535 

A third motion was entered to close further 
debate on the motion to proceed and, in accordance 
with the provisions of Rule XXII of the Standing 
Rules of the Senate, a vote on the cloture motion 
will occur on Wednesday, March 25. 

Page 6575 

Senate will continue consideration of the motion 
to proceed on Tuesday, March 24, with a cloture 
vote to occur thereon at 3 p.m. 

Removal of Injunction of Secrecy: The injunction 
of secrecy was removed from two conventions — the 
Convention on Early Notification of a Nuclear Acci- 
dent and the Convention on Assistance in the Case 
of a Nuclear Accident or Radiological Emergency 
(Treaty Doc. No. 100-4), transmitted to the Senate 
today by the President of the United States. The 
conventions were considered as having been read 
the first time, and were referred, with accompany- 
ing papers, to the Committee on Foreign Relations, 
and were ordered to be printed. 

Page 6576 

Message From the President: Senate received the 
following message from President of the United 
States: 

Transmitting the Tenth Annual Report of the Na- 
tional Institute of Building Sciences; which was re- 
ferred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and 
Urban Affairs. (PM-28) 

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Nominations Received: Senate received the fol- 
lowing nominations: 

Sol Polansky, of Maryland, to be Ambassador to 
the People's Republic of Bulgaria. 

John Shad, of the District of Columbia, to be Am- 
bassador to the Kingdom of the Netherlands. 

Sherman M. Funk, of Maryland, to be Inspector 
General, Department of State. 

Susan W. Liebeler, of California, to be United 
States Circuit Judge for the Federal Circuit. 

LeGree S. Daniels, of Pennsylvania, to be Assist- 
ant Secretary for Civil Rights, Department of Educa- 
tion. 

Bonnie Guiton, of California, to be Assistant Sec- 
retary for Vocational and Adult Education, Depart- 
ment of Education. 

James L. Usry, of New Jersey, to be a member of 
the National Council on Educational Research and 
Improvement. 

Nancy C. Reynolds, of Virginia, to be a member 
of the National Museum Services Board. 

1 Air Force nomination in the rank of general. 

2 Army nominations in the rank of general. 
9 Navy nominations in the rank of admiral. 

Page 6589 

Messages From the President: 
Messages From the House: 
Measures Ordered Placed on Calendar: 
Statements on Introduced Bills: 
Additional Cosponsors: 
Committee Authority To Meet: 
Additional Statements: 

Quorum Calls: 

(Total— 8) 

Page 6575 

Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. 
(Total— 36) 

Page 6575 

Adjournment: Senate convened at 4:30 p.m., and 
adjourned at 6:29 p.m., until 2 p.m., on Tuesday, 
March 24, 1987. (For Senate program, see the re- 
marks of Senator Byrd in today's Record on page 
6589.) 

Committee Meetings 

APPROPRIATIONS— AGRICULTURE 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Agri- 
culture, Rural Development and Related Agencies 
held hearings on proposed budget estimates for 
fiscal year 1988 for the Department of Agriculture, 
receiving testimony in behalf of funds for their re- 
spective activities from Daniel G. Amstutz, Under 



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Page 6582 
Page 6583 

One quorum call was taken today. 



Secretary for International Affairs, Kathleen Law- 
rence, Under Secretary Designee, Small Community 
and Rural Development, Milton J. Hertz, Adminis- 
trator, Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation 
Service, and Executive Vice President, Commodity 
Credit Corporation, David Hall, Director, Budget 
Division, Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation 
Service, E. Ray Fosse, Manager, and Edward D. 
Hews, Deputy Manager, both of the Federal Crop 
Insurance Corporation, and Robert Sherman, 
Deputy Budget Officer, all of the Department of 
Agriculture. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Wednesday, 
March 25. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— DEFENSE 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Strate- 
gic Forces and Nuclear Deterrence resumed closed 
hearings on proposed legislation authorizing funds 
for fiscal years 1988 and 1989 for the Department of 
Defense, focusing on selected chemical and theater 
nuclear weapons issues, receiving testimony from 
Robert B. Barker, Assistant to the Secretary of De- 
fense for Atomic Energy; Michael Huffington, 
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense; James R. 
Ambrose, Under Secretary of the Army; Capt. Rich- 
ard E. Marsden, USN, Program Manager, Bigeye; 
Brig. Gen. Thomas E. Eggers, USAF, Deputy Di- 
rector for Operations; and Col. Robert D. Orton, 
USA, Project Manager, Binary Munitions. 
Subcommittee will meet again tomorrow. 

BUDGET RESOLUTION 

Committee on the Budget: Committee resumed markup 
of a proposed concurrent resolution on the fiscal 
year 1988 budget for the Federal Government, but 
did not complete action thereon, and will meet 
again tomorrow. 

REVENUE INCREASE PROPOSALS 

Committee on Finance: Subcommittee on Taxation and 
Debt Management held hearings to review the reve- 
nue increases proposed in the President's proposed 
budget for fiscal year 1988, receiving testimony from 
Florence Shapiro, Piano, Texas, on behalf of the 
National League of Cities; Chris Farrand, Peabody 
Holding Company, on behalf of the National Coal 
Association, William H. Dempsey, Association of 
American Railroads, R.T. Bates, Railroad Labor Ex- 
ecutives' Association, William Burhop, Air Trans- 
port Association of America, and Eric Vaughn, Re- 
newable Fuels Association, all of Washington, DC; 
Michael J. Grisanti, Grisanti, Inc., Louisville, Ken- 
tucky, on behalf of the National Restaurant Associa- 
tion; and Frank E. Willis, Willis Construction, Flor- 
ence, South Carolina, on behalf of the Associated 
General Contractors of Amercia. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 



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AUTHORIZATIONS— FOREIGN 
ASSISTANCE 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Subcommittee on 
Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs concluded 
hearings on S. 720, authorizing funds for fiscal year 
1988 for foreign assistance programs, focusing on 
funds for the Near East and South Asia, after receiv- 
ing testimony from Senators Glenn and Humphrey; 
Richard W. Murphy, Assistant Secretary of State for 
Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs; Robert Bell 
and James Norris, both Deputy Assistant Adminis- 
trators, Agency for International Development, 
Bureau for Asia and Near East; Robert H. Pelle- 
treau, Jr., Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for 
Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs; Jagat 
Matwani, on behalf of the National Federation of 
Asian Indian Organizations in America, Los Ange- 
les, California; and Nayyar Zaidi, Washington 
Round Table for Asian-Pacific Press, Washington, 
DC. 



EDUCATION FOR COMPETITIVE AMERICA 
ACT 

Committee on Labor and Human Resources: Subcommit- 
tee on Education, Arts, and Humanities concluded 
hearings on S. 406, to provide additional Federal 
education programs designed to strengthen competi- 
tiveness of American industry, after receiving testi- 
mony from F. James Rutherford, American Associa- 
tion for the Advancement of Science, Dale Parnell, 
American Association of Community and Junior 
Colleges, and David Edwards, Joint National Com- 
mittee for Languages, all of Washington, DC; Elea- 
nor McMahon, Rhode Island Commissioner of 
Higher Education, Providence; Darrell Parks, Ohio 
Department of Education, Columbus; Claire Gau- 
diani, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; and 
Charles Parry, Aluminum Company of America, 
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 



GUARANTEED JOB OPPORTUNITY ACT 

Committee on Labor and Human Resources: Subcommit- 
tee on Employment and Productivity held hearings 
on S. 777, to guarantee a work opportunity for all 
Americans, receiving testimony from Senators Moy- 
nihan and Reid; and Coretta Scott King, Full Em- 
ployment Action Council, Father J. Bryan Hehir, 
U.S. Catholic Conference, and LaDonna Harris, 
Americans for Indian Opportunity, all of Washing- 
ton, DC. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 16 public bills, H.R. 1748-1763; 
no private bills; and 2 resolutions, H.J. Res. 198, and 
H. Res. 128 were introduced. 

Page 6521 

Quorum Calls — Votes: No quorum calls or votes 
developed during the proceedings of the House 
today. 

Adjournment: Met at noon and adjourned at 12:43 
p.m. 

Committee Meetings 

Commerce, Justice, State, and Judiciary 
Appropriations 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Com- 
merce, Justice, State, and Judiciary held a hearing 
on Economic and Statistical Analysis, and on the 
Bureau of the Census. Testimony was heard from 
the following officials of the Department of Com- 
merce: Robert Ortner, Under Secretary, Economic 
Affairs; and John G, Keane, Director, Bureau of the 
Census. 

DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on De- 
fense met in executive session to hold a hearing on 
Defense Agencies, Research, Development, Test, 
and Evaluation. Testimony was heard from the fol- 
lowing officials of the Department of Defense: 
Robert C. Duncan, Director, Defense Advanced Re- 
search Projects Agency; John E. Krings, Director, 
Office of Test and Evaluation; Maj. Gen. Donald 
W. Jones, Acting Deputy Under Secretrary (Devel- 
opment, Test and Evaluation); and Everett D. 
Greinke, Deputy Under Secretary (International 
Program and Technology). 

FOREIGN ASSISTANCE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on For- 
eign Assistance held a hearing on International Or- 
ganizations and Programs, Inter-American Founda- 
tion, African Development Foundation, Peacekeep- 
ing Operations, Migration and Refugee Assistance, 
and Peace Corps. Testimony was heard from the fol- 
lowing officials of the Department of State: Alan L. 
Keys, Assistant Secretary, International Organiza- 
tions and Programs, International Organization Af- 
fairs; Gilbert D. Kulick, Deputy Director, Office of 
Political and Multilateral Affairs; Roscoe Suddard, 
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Near East and South 
Asian Affairs; and Robert L. Funseth, Senior Deputy 
Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Refugee Programs, 
Migration and Refugee Assistance; Debora Szekely, 



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President, Inter-American Foundation; Leonard H. 
Robinson, Jr., President, African Development 
Foundation; and Loret Miller Ruppe, Director, 
Peace Corps. 

LABOR— HHS— EDUCATION 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on 
Labor — HHS — Education held a hearing on Centers 
for Disease Control. Testimony was heard from Dr. 
James O. Mason, Director, Centers for Disease Con- 
trol, Department of Health and Human Services. 

AGRICULTURE, RURAL DEVELOPMENT 
AND RELATED AGENCIES 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Agri- 
culture, Rural Development and Related Agencies 
held a hearing on Commodity Futures Trading 
Commission. Testimony was heard from Susan M. 
Phillips, Chairman, Commodity Futures Trading 
Commission. 

NATIONAL SECURITY POLICY 

Committee on Armed Services: Defense Policy Panel 
concluded hearings on national security policy, with 
emphasis on the issue of simultaneous crises in dif- 
ferent theaters. Testimony was heard from the fol- 
lowing officials of the Department of Defense: Fred 
C. Ikle, Under Secretary for Policy; and Gen. 
Robert T. Herres, USAF, Vice Chairman, Joint 
Chiefs of Staff. 

OLDER AMERICANS ACT 

Committee on Education and Labor: Subcommittee on 
Human Resources held a hearing on the reauthor- 
ization of the Older Americans Act. Testimony was 
heard from Representative Wyden; Carl Fraser Fisk, 
U.S. Commissioner on Aging, Department of 
Health and Human Services; and a public witness. 
Hearings continue April 6. 

OVERSIGHT 

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on 
Energy and Power continued oversight hearings re- 
garding energy security, with emphasis on the world 
oil outlook. Testimony was heard from public wit- 
nesses. 

FOREIGN ASSISTANCE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Met to consider subcom- 
mittee recommendations for fiscal year 1988/1989 
Foreign Assistance Authorization. 

CATASTROPHIC HEALTH INSURANCE: 
CHRONICALLY ILL CHILDREN 

Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families: And 
the Subcommittee on Health and Long-Term Care 
of the Select Committee on Aging held a joint hear- 



ing on "Catastrophic Health Insurance: Chronically 
111 Children." Testimony was heard from public wit- 



nesses. 



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Tuesday, March 24, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

Routine Proceedings, pages 6634-6705 

Measures Introduced: Ten bills and four resolu- 
tions were introduced, as follows: S. 818-827, S. 
Con. Res. 37-38, and S. Res. 173-174. 

Page 6659 

Measures Reported: Reports were made as follows: 
S. 825, to amend and extend certain laws relating to 
housing, and for other purposes (together with addi- 
tional views). (S. Rept. No. 100-21) 

Measures Passed: 

National POW/MIA Recognition Day: Senate 
passed S.J. Res. 49, designating September 18, 1987, 
as "National POW/MIA Recognition Day." 

Pag* 6637 

National Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness 
Week: Senate passed S.J. Res. 89, authorizing and re- 
questing the President to issue a proclamation desig- 
nating April 26-May 2, 1987, as "National Organ 
and Tissue Donor Awareness Week." 

Pag* 6637 

National Former POW Recognition Day: Senate 
passed S.J. Res. 47, to designate "National Former 
POW Recognition Day," after agreeing to Byrd 
(for Cranston and Murkowski) Amendment No. 42, 
of a technical nature. 

Page 6637 

Closing the Office of a Senator: Senate agreed to 
S. Res. 173, to amend S. Res. 458, 98th Congress, to 
allow the Secretary of the Senate to fill staff vacan- 
cies occurring during the closing of the office of a 
Senator in the case of the death or resignation of 
such Senator. 

Pag* 6638 

Moratorium on Contra Aid: By 50 yeas to 50 nays 
(Vote No. 37), three-fifths of those Senators duly 
chosen and sworn not having voted in the affirma- 
tive, Senate failed to close further debate on a 
motion to proceed to consider H.J. Res. 175, to 
impose a moratorium on United States assistance for 
the Nicaraguan democratic resistance until there has 
been a full and adequate accounting for previous as- 
sistance. 

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Another cloture vote on the motion to proceed 
will occur on Wednesday, March 25, at 12 noon, 
with the required quorum call having been waived. 

Messages From the House: Page 6657 

Measures Ordered Placed on Calendar: Page 6657 

Executive Reports: Page 6658 

Communications: Page 6657 

Statements on Introduced Bills: Page 6659 

Additional Cosponsors: Page 6672 

Amendments Submitted: Page 6676 

Notices of Hearings: Page 6680 

Committee Authority To Meet: Page 6680 

Additional Statements: Page 6680 

Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. 
(Total— 37) 

Page 6651 

Recess: Senate convened at 2 p.m., and recessed at 
4:26 p.m., until 9 a.m., on Wednesday, March 25, 
1987. (For Senate program, see the remarks of Sena- 
tor Byrd in today's Record on page 6705.) 

Committee Meetings 

APPROPRIATIONS— FOREIGN ASSISTANCE 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on For- 
eign Operations resumed hearings on proposed 
budget estimates for fiscal year 1988 for certain ac- 
tivities of the Agency for International Develop- 
ment, receiving testimony in behalf of their respec- 
tive activities from David A. Santos, Director, 
American Schools and Hospitals Abroad, Julia Tafc, 
Director, Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance, 
Herbert L. Beckington, Inspector General, Neal 
Peden, Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Private 
Enterprise, and Peter Kimm, Director, Office of 
Housing and Urban Programs, all of the Agency for 
International Development. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Thursday, 
March 26. 

APPROPRIATIONS— BUREAU OF LAND 
MANAGEMENT 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Interi- 
or and Related Agencies held hearings on proposed 
budget estimates for fiscal year 1988, receiving testi- 
mony in behalf of funds for the Bureau of Land 
Management from Robert F. Burford, Director, 
BLM, Department of the Interior. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Friday, March 
27. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— DEFENSE 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Man- 
power and Personnel resumed hearings on proposed 



legislation authorizing funds for fiscal years 1988 and 
1989 for the Department of Defense, focusing on re- 
cruiting, retention, compensation programs, receiv- 
ing testimony from David J. Armor, Principal 
Deputy Assistance Secretary of Defense for Force 
Management and Personnel; Dennis R. Shaw, Prin- 
cipal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Re- 
serve Affairs; Lt. Gen. Robert M. Elton, USA, 
Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel; Rear Adm. 
John Disher, USN, Deputy Chief of Naval Person- 
nel; Lt. Gen. Thomas J. Hickey, USAF, Deputy 
Chief of Staff for Personnel; Lt. Gen. E.C. 
Cheatham, USMC, Deputy Chief of Staff for Man- 
power; and Neil Singer, Deputy Assistant Director, 
National Security Division, Congressional Budget 
Office. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Tuesday, March 
31. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— DEFENSE 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Projec- 
tion Forces and Regional Defense and the Subcom- 
mittee on Conventional Forces and Alliance Defense 
held joint hearings in open and closed sessions on 
proposed legislation authorizing funds for fiscal 
years 1988 and 1989 for the Department of Defense, 
focusing on the new SSN-21 submarine, receiving 
testimony from Adm. Kinnaird R. McKee, USN, 
Director, Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program; Vice 
Adm. Bruce DeMars, USN, Deputy Chief of Naval 
Operations for Submarine Warfare (OP-02); and 
John D. Landicho, Senior Associate Director, Fred- 
erick A. Bigden, Supervisory Evaluator, and Ralph 
Tavares, Supervisory Auditor, all of the National Se- 
curity and International Affairs Division, General 
Accounting Office. 
Joint hearings continue on Thursday, March 26. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— DEFENSE 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Strate- 
gic Forces and Nuclear Deterrence resumed closed 
hearings on proposed legislation authorizing funds 
for fiscal years 1988 and 1989 for the Department of 
Defense, focusing on the SDI Program, receiving 
testimony from Lt. Gen. James A. Abrahamson, Di- 
rector, Strategic Defense Initiative Organization. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Thursday, 
March 26. 

BUDGET RESOLUTION 

Committee on the Budget: Committee continued 
markup of a proposed concurrent resolution on the 
fiscal year 1988 budget for the Federal Government, 
but did not complete action thereon, and will meet 
again tomorrow. 



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BUSINESS MEETING 

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: 
Committee ordered favorably reported the follow- 
ing business items: 

An original bill authorizing funds for the National 
Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department 
of Transportation. (As approved by the committee, 
the bill authorizes $53,733,000 for fiscal year 1988, 
and $55,233,000 for fiscal year 1989); 

S. 742, to clarify the congressional intent, and to 
codify certain requirements of the Communications 
Act of 1934 that ensure that broadcasters afford rea- 
sonable opportunity for the discussion of conflicting 
views on issues of public importance; and 

A routine list of nominations in the Coast Guard 
received by the Senate on March 9, 1987. 

RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES 

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Subcom- 
mittee on Energy Research and Development held 
hearings on the status of U.S. policy for solar and 
other renewable energy research and development, 
receiving testimony from Donna Fitzpatrick, Assist- 
ant Secretary of Energy for Conservation and Re- 
newable Energy Programs; Robert Nathan, Robert 
Nathan Associates, Inc., Washington, DC; Roger 
Little, Patriot Spire Corporation, Bedford, Massa- 
chusetts; Robert Sherwin, American Wind Energy 
Association, Norwich, Connecticut; and Patrick 
Francois, LUZ International Ltd., Los Angeles, Cali- 
fornia. 

Hearings continue on Thursday, March 26. 

BUSINESS MEETING 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee ordered fa- 
vorably reported the nominations of Daryl Arnold, 
of California, to be Ambassador to the Republic of 
Singapore, James K. Bishop, of New York, to be 
Ambassador to the Republic of Liberia, Alfred H. 
Kingon, of New York, to be U.S. Representative to 
the European Communities, with the rank of Am- 
bassador, and Stephen R. Lyne, of Maryland, to be 
Ambassador to the Republic of Ghana. 

Also, the committee began consideration of S.J. 
Res. 90, S.J. Res. 91, and S.J. Res. 92, measures dis- 
approving the certification by the President under 
section 481(h) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, 
that the Bahamas, Mexico and Panama have fully 
cooperated with the United States' anti-drug efforts, 
but did not complete action thereon, and will meet 
again on Thursday, March 26. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— ACDA 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee held hear- 
ings on proposed legislation authorizing funds for 
fiscal year 1988 for the U.S. Arms Control and Dis- 
armament Agency, receiving testimony from Ken- 



neth L. Adelman, Director, U.S. Arms Control and 
Disarmament Agency. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— DEPARTMENT OF 
STATE 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee concluded 
hearings on S. 766, authorizing funds for fiscal years 

1988 and 1989 for the Department of State and on 
the National Endowment for Democracy provisions 
of S. 767, authorizing funds for fiscal years 1988 and 

1989 for the U.S. Information Agency, after receiv- 
ing testimony from Ronald I. Spiers, Under Secre- 
tary of State for Management; John Richardson, 
Chairman of the Board and Carl Gershman, Presi- 
dent, both of the National Endowment for Democ- 
racy; Gerald P. Lamberty, American Foreign Service 
Association, and Anthony H. Wallace, FSI Coordi- 
nating Group, both of Washington, DC. 

FEDERAL DRUG INTERDICTION 

Committee on Governmental Affairs: Permanent Sub- 
committee on Investigations concluded hearings to 
review Federal drug interdiction capabilities and co- 
ordination, focusing on efforts to establish a com- 
prehensive command, control, communications and 
intelligence system for Federal interdiction efforts, 
after receiving testimony from Maj. Gen. Stephen 
G. Olmstead, USMC, Director, Department of De- 
fense Task Force on Drug Enforcement; Maj. Gen. 
Buford D. Lary, USAF, Commander, First Air 
Force; and Stephen S. Trott, Associate Attorney 
General, and Chairman, Coordinating Group, Na- 
tional Drug Enforcement Policy Board, Oliver B. 
Revell, Executive Assistant Director for Investiga- 
tions, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Thomas 
Byrne, Deputy Assistant Administrator for Intelli- 
gence, Drug Enforcement Administration, all of the 
Department of Justice. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— INS 

Committee on the Judiciary: Committee resumed hear- 
ings on the President's proposed budget request for 
fiscal year 1988 for the Department of Justice, focus- 
ing on the Immigration and Naturalization Service, 
receiving testimony from Alan Nelson, Commission- 
er, Immigration and Naturalization Service, and 
Mark R. Disler, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, 
Civil Rights Division, both of the Department of 
Justice; Michael E. Baroody, Assistant Secretary of 
Labor for Policy; Phillip N. Hawkes, Deputy Ad- 
ministrator, Family Support Administration, Depart- 
ment of Health and Human Services; and Ewen 
Wilson, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Agriculture 
for Economics. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 



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AUTHORIZATIONS— INTELLIGENCE 

Select Committee on Intelligence: Committee resumed 
closed hearings on proposed legislation authorizing 
funds for fiscal year 1988 for the intelligence com- 
munity, receiving testimony from certain intelli- 
gence officials. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 11 public bills, H.R. 1764-1774; 1 
private bill, H.R. 1775; and 5 resolutions, HJ. Res. 
199-201, H. Con. Res. 85, and H. Res. 129 were in- 
troduced. 

Page 6631 

San Pedro Riparian Conservation Area: House 
voted to suspend the rules and pass H.R. 568, 
amended, to establish the San Pedro Riparian Na- 
tional Conservation Area in Cochise County, Arizo- 
na, in order to assure paleontological, scientific, cul- 
tural, educational, and recreational resources of the 
conservation area. Agreed to amend the title. 

Page 6622 

Snow White Week: House passed H.J. Res. 122, 
to designate the week beginning July 13, 1987, as 
"Snow White Week." 

Page 6626 

Presidential Message — Building Sciences: Read a 
message from the President wherein he transmits 
the tenth annual report of the National Institute of 
Building Sciences — referred to the Committee on 
Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs. 

Page 6626 

Referrals: Thirteen Senate-passed measures were re- 
ferred to the appropriate House committees. 

Page 6627 

Quorum Calls — Votes: No quorum calls or votes 
developed during the proceedings of the House 
today. 

Adjournment: Met at noon and adjourned at 1:16 
p.m. 

Committee Meetings 

MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES 

Committee on Agriculture: Subcommittee on Forests, 
Family Farms and Energy approved for full commit- 
tee action the following bills: H.R. 1004, to direct 
the Secretary of Agriculture to convey certain Na- 
tional Forest System lands to Unicoi County, TN; 
H.R. 1205, amended, to direct the Secretary of Agri- 
culture to release a reversionary interest of the 
United States in certain land located in Putnam 



County, FL, and to direct the Secretary of the Interi- 
or to convey certain mineral interests of the United 
States in such land to the State of Florida; and H.R. 
148, amended, Michigan Wilderness Heritage Act of 
1987. 

COMMERCE, JUSTICE, STATE, AND 
JUDICIARY APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Com- 
merce, Justice, State, and Judiciary held a hearing 
on National Bureau of Standards, FTC, USIA, and 
the National Endowment for Democracy. Testimony 
was heard from Ernest Ambler, Director, National 
Bureau of Standards, Department of Commerce; 
Daniel Oliver, Chairman, FTC; Charles Z. Wick, 
Director, USIA; and the following officials of the 
National Endowment for Democracy: Carl Gersh- 
man, President; and John Richardson, Chairman of 
the Board. 

DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on De- 
fense met in executive session to hold a hearing on 
Special Programs. Testimony was heard from de- 
partmental witnesses. 

ENERGY AND WATER DEVELOPMENT 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy 
and Water Development continued appropriation 
hearings. Testimony was heard from Members of 
Congress and outside witnesses. 

FOREIGN ASSISTANCE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on For- 
eign Assistance held a hearing on Export-Import 
Bank, Trade and Development Program, Disaster 
Assistance, American Schools and Hospitals Abroad, 
and on Housing Guarantee Program. Testimony 
was heard from John A. Bohn, Jr., President and 
Chairman, Export-Import Bank; the following offi- 
cials of the U.S. International Development Coop- 
eration Agency: Christian Holmes, Director, Trade 
and Development Program; Julia V. Taft, Director, 
Disaster Assistance; and David Santoes, Director, 
American Schools and Hospitals Abroad, both with 
AID; and Peter M. Kimm, Deputy Assistant Admin- 
istrator, Housing and Urban Programs, Housing 
Guarantee Programs, Department of Housing and 
Urban Development. 

HUD— INDEPENDENT AGENCIES 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on 
HUD — Independent Agencies held a hearing on 
Federal Emergency Management Agency. Testimo- 
ny was heard from Julius W. Becton, Jr., Director, 
Federal Emergency Management Agency. 



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Hearings continue tomorrow. 

INTERIOR APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Interi- 
or held a hearing on Fossil Energy Research and 
Development, Naval Petroleum, Strategic Petrole- 
um Reserve, and on Advisory Council. Testimony 
was heard from J. Allen Wampler, Assistant Secre- 
tary, Fossil Energy, Department of Energy; and 
Cynthia Grassby Baker, Chairwoman, Advisory 
Council. 

LABOR— HHS— EDUCATION 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on 
Labor — HHS — Education held a hearing on Office 
of Human Development Services, Office of Civil 
Rights, HHS Office of the Inspector General, 
Policy Research, and on HHS Departmental Man- 
agement. Testimony was heard from the following 
officials of the Department of Health and Human 
Services: Jean K. Elder, Assistant Secretary Desig- 
nate, Office of Human Development Services; 
Audrey F. Morton, Acting Director, Office of Civil 
Rights; Richard P. Kusserow, Inspector General; 
Gerald H. Britten, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Pro- 
gram Systems; and S. Anthony McCann, Assistant 
Secretary, Management and Budget. 

RURAL DEVELOPMENT, AGRICULTURE 
AND RELATED AGENCIES 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Rural 
Development, Agriculture and Related Agencies 
held a hearing on Farm Credit Administration. Tes- 
timony was heard from the following officials of the 
Farm Credit Administration: Frank W. Naylor, Jr., 
Chairman; Jim R. Billington, and Marvin R. 
Duncan, both members of the Board. 

TRANSPORTATION APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Trans- 
portation held a hearing on National Highway 
Safety Administration. Testimony was heard from 
Diane K. Steed, Administrator, National Highway 
Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Trans- 
portation. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

TREASURY— POSTAL SERVICE— GENERAL 
GOVERNMENT APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Treas- 
ury — Postal Service — General Government held a 
hearing on National Security Council, Office of 
Policy Development, Administrative Conference of 
the U.S., and on National Critical Materials Council. 
Testimony was heard from Grant S. Green, Jr., Ex- 
ecutive Secretary, National Security Council; Gary 
Bauer, Director, Office of Policy Development; 



Marshall J. Breger, Chairman, Administrative Con- 
ference of the U.S.; and Brien Benson, Executive 
Director, National Critical Materials Council. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Held a hearing on fiscal 
years 1988/1989 defense authorization request. Testi- 
mony was heard from the following officials of the 
Department of Defense: Caspar W. Weinberger, 
Secretary; and Adm. William J. Crowe, Jr., Chair- 
man, Joint Chiefs of Staff. 

FmHA PREPAYMENT 

Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs: Sub- 
committee on Housing and Community Develop- 
ment continued hearings on H.R. 1070, to amend 
the Housing Act of 1949 to prevent the displace- 
ment of rural housing due to the prepayment of 
loans made by the Secretary of Agriculture. Testi- 
mony was heard from Vance Clark, Administrator, 
Farmers Home Administration, USDA. 

BANK HOLDING COMPANY ACT 
AMENDMENTS 

Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs: Sub- 
committee on Financial Institutions Supervision, 
Regulation and Insurance held a hearing on H.R. 
1661, to amend certain provisions of the Bank Hold- 
ing Company Act of 1956 relating to export trading 
companies. Testimony was heard from Senator 
Heinz; Representative Bonker; Malcolm Baldrige, 
Secretary of Commerce; Manuel H. Johnson, Vice 
Chairman, Board of Governors, Federal Reserve 
System; and public witnesses. 

FIRST CONCURRENT BUDGET 
RESOLUTION 

Committee on the Budget: Continued markup of the 
First Concurrent Budget Resolution for fiscal year 
1988. 

SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT ACT 

Committee on Education and Labor: Subcommittee on 
Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education 
continued hearings on H.R. 5, School Improvement 
Act of 1987. Testimony was heard from Carol Fraser 
Fisk, U.S. Commissioner on Aging, Department of 
Health and Human Services; Eleanor Chelimsky, 
Director, Program Evaluation and Methodology Di- 
vision, GAO. 

Hearings continue March 26. 

HIGH RISK OCCUPATIONAL DISEASE 
NOTIFICATION AND PREVENTION ACT 

Committee on Education and Labor: Subcommittee on 
Health and Safety continued hearings on H.R. 162, 
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Prevention Act of 1987. Testimony was heard from 
public witnesses. 

Hearings continue March 26. 

TRADE AND INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC 
POLICY REFORM ACT 

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Began markup of 
H.R. 3, Trade and International Economic Policy 
Reform Act of 1987. 

Will continue tomorrow. 



MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Ordered reported the 
following measures: H.R. 3, amended, Trade and 
International Economic Policy Reform Act of 1987; 
and H. Con. Res. 34, concerning the continued vio- 
lations by the Soviet Union of its international 
human rights obligations, especially its violations of 
the right to emigrate. 

FEC AUTHORIZATION; UNIFORM TIME 
ACT FOR PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS 

Committee on House Administration: Subcommittee on 
Elections approved for full committee action the fol- 
lowing measures: FEC authorization for fiscal year 
1988; and H.R. 435, to amend title 3, United States 
Code, and the Uniform Time Act of 1966 to estab- 
lish a single poll closing time in the Continental 
United States for the Presidential general elections. 

MINIMUM ALTITUDE FOR AIRCRAFT 

Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs: Subcommit- 
tee on National Parks and Public Lands held a hear- 
ing on H.R. 921, to require the Secretary of the In- 
terior to conduct a study to determine the appropri- 
ate minimum altitude for aircraft flying over Nation- 
al Park System units. Testimony was heard from 
Senator McCain and Representative Akaka; William 
Penn Mott, Jr., Director, National Park Service, De- 
partment of the Interior; John Kern, Director, 
Office of Flight Standards, FAA, Department of 
Transportation; and public witnesses. 

FEDERAL EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT 
SYSTEM ACT 

Committee on Post Office and Civil Service: Held a hear- 
ing on the implementation of the Federal Employ- 
ees' Retirement System Act of 1986. Testimony was 
heard from Alan D. Lebowitz, Director, Program 
Operations, Pension and Welfare Benefits Adminis- 
tration, Department of Labor; from the following 
officials of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment 
Board: Roger W. Mehle, Chairman; V. Shannon 
Clyne, John David Davenport, and Robert A.G. 
Monks, all Board Members; and Francis X. Cavan- 
augh Executive Director; and public witnesses. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 



POSTURE HEARING NSF BUDGET 
AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Held a 
posture hearing on policy issues related to the NSF 
budget authorization for fiscal year 1988. Testimony 
was heard from the following officials of the NSF: 
Erich Bloch, Director; and John H. Moore, Deputy 
Director. 

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 
AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcom- 
mittee on Energy Research and Development con- 
cluded hearings on the Department of Energy fiscal 
year 1988 authorization. Testimony was heard from 
James Vaughan, Principal Deputy Assistant Secre- 
tary for Nuclear Energy, Department of Energy; 
and public witnesses. 

OVERSIGHT— FAA AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcom- 
mittee on Transportation, Aviation, and Materials 
held an oversight hearing on FAA authorization. 
Testimony was heard from public witnesses. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

TRADE AND COMPETITIVENESS ISSUES 

Committee on Small Business: Continued hearings on 
trade and competitiveness issues confronting small 
and mid-sized businesses. Testimony was heard from 
public witnesses. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

TRADE AND INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC 
POLICY REFORM ACT 

Committee on Ways and Means: Continued markup of 
H.R. 3, Trade and International Economic Policy 
Reform Act of 1987. 

Will continue tomorrow. 



Joint Meetings 

PENSION PLANS 

Joint Hearing: Senate Committee on Labor and 
Human Resources' Subcommittee on Labor held 
joint hearings with the House Committee on 
Labor's Subcommittee on Labor-Management Rela- 
tions on the overfunding and underfunding of pen- 
sion plans, receiving testimony from William E. 
Brock, Secretary of Labor; Edwin Ballas, Newton 
Falls, Ohio; Richard Cecconi, Warren, Ohio; Steven 
Knox, Reeves Brothers, Cornelius, North Carolina; 
John Rother, American Association of Retired Per- 
sons, Lawrence Smedley, AFL-CIO, John J. Shee- 
han, United Steelworkers of America, and Robert 
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all of Washington, DC; Dorothy Ryan, Ohio State 
Council of Senior Citizens, Youngstown, on behalf 
of the National Council of Senior Citizens; William 
Hoffman, United Auto Workers, Detroit, Michigan; 
Robert C. Hendrickson, Sherwin-Williams Compa- 
ny, Cleveland, Ohio, on behalf of the U.S. Chamber 
of Commerce; Vance J. Anderson, Mobil Oil Corpo- 
ration, New York, New York; and Michael Gulotta, 
AT&T Company, Actuarial Sciences Associates, Inc., 
Piscataway, New Jersey, on behalf of the National 
Association of Manufacturers. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

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Wednesday, March 25, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

Routine Proceedings, pages 6719-6955 

Measures Introduced: Eighteen bills and five reso- 
lutions were introduced, as follows: S. 828-845, S.J. 
Res. 104, S. Con. Res. 39-40, and S. Res. 175-176. 

Page 6854 

Measures Reported: Reports were made as follows: 
Special report entitled "Legislative Review 
During the 99th Congress by the Senate Committee 
on Rules and Administration." (S. Rept. No. 
100-22) 

S. 829, to authorize appropriations for the United 
States International Trade Commission, the United 
States Customs Service, and the Office of the United 
States Trade Representative for fiscal year 1988, and 
for other purposes. (S. Rept. No. 100-23) 

Page 6854 

Measures Passed: 

Independent Safety Board Act: Senate passed S. 
623, amending the Independent Safety Board Act of 
1974 to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1988, 
1989, and 1990, with an amendment. 

Page 6802 

Federal Employees Retirement System — Technical 
Corrections: Senate passed H.R. 1505, to make tech- 
nical corrections relating to the Federal Employees' 
Retirement System. 

Page 6916 

Competitive Equality Banking Act of 1987: 
Senate began consideration of S. 790, to regulate 
nonbank banks, impose a moratorium on certain se- 
curities and insurance activities by banks, recapital- 
ize the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corpora- 
tion, allow emergency interstate bank acquisitions, 
streamline credit union operations, and regulate 



consumer checkholds, taking action on amendments 
proposed thereto, as follows: 

Paget 6790, 6803, 6840 

Adopted: 

(1) Proxmire-Garn Amendment No. 45, of a tech- 
nical and conforming nature. 

Page 6816 

Moratorium on Contra Aid: By 54 yeas to 46 nays 
(Vote No. 38), three-fifths of those Senators duly 
chosen and sworn not having voted in the affirma- 
tive, Senate failed to close further debate on a 
motion to proceed to consider H.J. Res. 175, to 
impose a moratorium on United States assistance for 
the Nicaraguan democratic resistance until there has 
been a full and adequate accounting for previous as- 
sistance. 

Page 6801 

Trade Resolutions — Agreement: A unanimous- 
consent request was reached providing for the con- 
sideration of S. Con. Res. 21, to express the sense of 
the Senate in opposition to the proposal by the Eu- 
ropean Community for the establishment of a tax on 
vegetable and marine fats and oils, and for the con- 
sideration of S. Con. Res. 27, to express the sense of 
the Senate that the United States Department of 
Commerce and the Special Trade Representative 
should initiate investigations of Canadian agricultur- 
al subsidies. 

Page 6803 

Senate will consider the two concurrent resolu- 
tions on Thursday, March 26, with rollcall votes to 
occur on each. 

Nominations Received: Senate received the fol- 
lowing nominations: 

William L. Hanley, Jr., of Connecticut, to be a 
member of the Board of Directors of the Corpora- 
tion for Public Broadcasting. 

A routine list of Public Health Services nomina- 
tions. 

Page 6918 

Nomination Withdrawn: Senate received the 
withdrawal of the following nomination: 

Wallie C. Simpson, of New York, to be a 
member of the National Advisory Council on Edu- 
cational Research and Improvement. 

Page 6918 

Nominations Confirmed: Senate confirmed the fol- 
lowing nominations: 

Stephen R. Lyne, of Maryland, to be Ambassador 
to the Republic of Ghana. 

Alfred H. Kingon, of New York, to be the Rep- 
resentative of the United States to the European 
Communities, with the rank and status of Ambassa- 
dor. 

Daryl Arnold, of California, to be Ambassador to 
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James K. Bishop, of New York, to be Ambassa- 
dor to the Republic of Liberia. 

Routine list of Coast Guard nominations. 

Page 6918 

Messages From the President: Page 6853 

Messages From the House: Page 6853 

Measures Referred: Page 6853 

Executive Reports: Page 6854 

Statements on Introduced Bills: Page 6855 

Additional Cosponsors: Page 6898 

Amendments Submitted: Page 6904 

Notices of Hearings: Page 6906 

Committee Authority To Meet: Page 6906 

Additional Statements: Page 6907 

Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. 
(Total— 38) 

Page 6801 

Recess: Senate convened at 9 a.m., and recessed at 
6:24 p.m., until 9:30 a.m., on Thursday, March 26, 
1987. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of Sen- 
ator Byrd in today's Record on page 6917.) 

Committee Meetings 

AGRICULTURE AID AND TRADE 
MISSIONS 

Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry: Com- 
mittee ordered favorably reported S. 659, to estab- 
lish agricultural aid and trade missions, to assist for- 
eign countries to participate in United States agricul- 
tural aid and trade programs, with an amendment in 
the nature of a substitute. 

APPROPRIATIONS— REA 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Agri- 
culture, Rural Development and Related Agencies 
held hearings on proposed budget estimates for 
fiscal year 1988 for the Department of Agriculture, 
receiving testimony in behalf of funds for the Rural 
Electrification Administration from Kathleen Law- 
rence, Under Secretary Designee, Small Community 
and Rural Development, and Harold V. Hunter, 
Administrator, REA. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Tuesday, March 
31. 

APPROPRIATIONS— DEPARTMENT OF 
STATE 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Com- 
merce, Justice, State, the Judiciary, and Related 
Agencies held hearings on proposed budget esti- 
mates for fiscal year 1988 for the Department of 
State, receiving testimony from George P. Shultz, 
Secretary of State; and Kenneth L. Adelman, Direc- 
tor, U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency. 

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Subcommittee will meet again on Wednesday, 
April 1. 

NUCLEAR WEAPONS TESTING PROGRAM 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy 
and Water met in closed session to discuss the nu- 
clear weapons testing program, receiving testimony 
from officials of the Department of Defense, the Los 
Alamos National Laboratory, and the Lawrence 
Livermore National Laboratory. 

U.S. MILITARY STRATEGY 

Committee on Armed Services: Committee resumed 
hearings on U.S. military strategy in the area of re- 
sponsibility of the U.S. European Command, receiv- 
ing testimony from Gen. Bernard W. Rogers, USA, 
Commander in Chief, U.S. European Command. 
Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— DEFENSE 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Projec- 
tion Forces and Regional Defense held open and 
closed hearings on proposed legislation authorizing 
funds for fiscal years 1988 and 1989 for the Depart- 
ment of Defense, receiving testimony on Navy mine 
warfare programs from Rear Adm. Robert E. Klee, 
USN, Director, Combat Logistics, Auxiliary, Am- 
phibious, and Mine Warfare Division (OP-37), De- 
partment of the Navy. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— DEFENSE 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Readi- 
ness, Sustainability and Support concluded hearings 
on proposed legislation authorizing funds for fiscal 
years 1988 and 1989 for the Department of Defense, 
after receiving testimony on readiness and sustain- 
ability programs from William H. Taft IV, Deputy 
Secretary of Defense. 

EXPORT PROMOTION 

Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: 
Subcommittee on International Finance and Mone- 
tary Policy concluded oversight hearings on activi- 
ties of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, 
focusing on proposals to enhance the competitive- 
ness of export trading companies owned by bank 
holding companies, and export promotion programs 
of the Department of Commerce, after receiving tes- 
timony from Alex Good, Director General, U.S. 
and Foreign Commercial Service, Department of 
Commerce; Manuel H. Johnson, Vice Chairman, 
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Board; 
John A. Bohn, President and Chairman, Export- 
Import Bank of the United States; Kenneth W. 
Rosenberg, First Interstate Trading Company, Los 
Angeles, California; Richard Barovick, National 
Federation of Export Associations, Washington, DC; 
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ration, Hartford, Connecticut, on behalf of the Coa- 
lition for Employment Through Exports and Nation- 
al Foreign Trade Council. 

BUSINESS MEETING 

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Committee 
ordered favorably reported the following business 
items: 

S. 85, to repeal the end use constraint on natural 
gas and to repeal the incremental policy require- 
ments, with amendments; 

S. 626, to prohibit the imposition of an entrance 
fee at the Statue of Liberty National Monument; 
and 

The nominations of James W. Ziglar, of Mary- 
land, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Interior for 
Water and Science, Lawrence F. Davenport, of Vir- 
ginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy for 
Management and Administration, and Raymond G. 
Massie, of New Jersey, to be Director of the Office 
of Minority Economic Impact, Department of 
Energy. 

IMPACT OF IMPORTS ON NATIONAL 
SECURITY 

Committee on Finance: Committee held hearings on 
the impact of imports and foreign investment on na- 
tional security, focusing on the provisions of S. 285, 
title V of S. 490, and S. 470, measures to strengthen 
the Trade Expansion Act that provide safeguards 
when imports and foreign investment threaten U.S. 
national security, receiving testimony from Senators 
Byrd and Grassley; Malcolm Baldrige, Secretary of 
Commerce; North Dakota Governor George A. 
Sinner, Bismarck, on behalf of the Interstate Oil 
Compact Commission; R. Charles Gentry, Texas In- 
dependent Producers and Royalty Owners Associa- 
tion, Austin; Juan A. Benitez, Micron Technology, 
Inc., Boise, Idaho; and Edwin S. Rothschild, Citi- 
zen/Labor Energy Coalition, Washington, DC. 
Hearings continue on Thursday, April 2. 

EAST ASIA— NOMINATIONS 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Subcommittee on East 
Asian and Pacific Affairs concluded oversight hear- 
ings on U.S. policy toward East Asia, after receiving 
testimony from Gaston J. Sigur, Jr., Assistant Secre- 
tary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs. 

Also, the subcommittee concluded hearings on 
the nominations of Burton Levin, of Maryland, to 
be Ambassador to the Socialist Republic of the 
Union of Burma, and John C. Monjo, of Maryland, 
to be Ambassador to Malaysia, after the nominees 
testified and answered questions in their own behalf. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— FOREIGN 
ASSISTANCE 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Subcommittee on 
Western Hemisphere and Peace Corps Affairs con- 



cluded hearings on S. 720, authorizing funds for 
fiscal year 1988 for development and security assist- 
ance programs, focusing on Latin America regional 
aid, after receiving testimony from Elliott S. 
Abrams, Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-Ameri- 
can Affairs; Dwight Ink, Assistant Administrator of 
AID, Bureau of Latin America and the Caribbean; 
Gen. John R. Galvin, USA, Commander-and-Chief, 
Southern Command; and Deborah Szekely, Inter- 
American Foundation, and Mary Williamson, Over- 
seas Development Council, both of Washington, 
DC. 

ECONOMIC COMPETITIVENESS 

Committee on Governmental Affairs: Committee began 
hearings on the Government's role in economic 
competitiveness, receiving testimony from James A. 
Baker III, Secretary of the Treasury; and Malcolm 
Baldrige, Secretary of Commerce. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

AIRLINES— INDUSTRY COMPETITION 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Anti- 
trust, Monopolies, and Business Rights concluded 
hearings to discuss the state of competition in the 
airline industry and the effect of recent airline merg- 
ers and acquisitions on competitive behavior, after 
receiving testimony from Matthew V. Scocozza, As- 
sistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs, 
Department of Transportation; Roger A. Andewelt, 
Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Divi- 
sion, Department of Justice; Alfred E. Kahn, Cor- 
nell University, Ithaca, New York; Cornish F. 
Hitchcock, Aviation Consumer Action Project, and 
William W. Winpisinger, International Machinists 
and Aerospace Workers, both of Washington, DC; 
Kenneth Dettelbach, Travaco Management Systems, 
Inc., Willoughby Hills, Ohio; Edward R. Beauvais, 
America West Airlines, Inc., Phoenix, Arizona; and 
Barbara Wyatt, Arlington, Virginia. 

BUSINESS MEETING 

Committee on Labor and Human Resources: Committee 
ordered favorably reported the following business 
items: 

S. 778, to authorize funds for fiscal years 1988 
through 1992 to establish a star schools program 
under which grants are made to State and multistate 
regional telecommunications partnerships which 
would create networks to provide math, science, 
and foreign language courses by satellite and other 
telecommunications devices, with an amendment in 
the nature of a substitute; and 

The nominations of Frank H.T. Rhodes, of New 
York, and Howard A Schneiderman, of Missouri, 
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Shanor, of Georgia, to be General Counsel of the 
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— INTELLIGENCE 

Select Committee on Intelligence: Committee continued 
closed hearings on proposed legislation authorizing 
funds for fiscal year 1988 for the intelligence com- 
munity, receiving testimony from certain intelli- 
gence officials. 

Hearings continue on Wednesday, April 1. 

IRAN/CONTRA MATTERS 

Select Committee on Secret Military Assistance to Iran and 
the Nicaraguan Opposition: Committee met in closed 
session to discuss matters relating to the Iran-Contra 
affair, but made no announcements, and recessed 
subject to call. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 49 public bills, H.R. 1776-1824; 2 
private bills, H.R. 1825-1826; and 17 resolutions, 
HJ. Res. 202-212, H. Con. Res 86-88, and H. Res. 
130-132 were introduced. 

Page 6774 

Bill Reported: One report was filed as follows: 
H.R. 1827, making supplemental appropriations for 
the fiscal year ending September 30, 1987 (H. Rept. 
100-28). 

Page 6774 

Late Report: Committee on Appropriations re- 
ceived permission to have until midnight tonight to 
file a report on a bill making supplemental appro- 
priations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 

1987. Page 6719 

Senate Classified Information Office: House 
passed and cleared for the President S. 632, to 
amend the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 
1979, as reenacted, to extend the duration of the 
Office of Classified National Security Information 
within the Office of the Secretary of the Senate. 

Page 6719 

Surface Transportation: It was made in order that 
if a veto message from the President is received by 
the House prior to Tuesday, March 31, on H.R. 2, 
Surface Transportation and Relocation Assistance 
Act of 1987, consideration of the veto message be 
postponed until Tuesday, March 31. 

Page 6720 

Semiconductor Antidumping: House agreed to 
H. Res. 127, relating to the semiconductor anti- 
dumping enforcement agreement. 

Page 6722 



Agreed to the Matsui amendment that declares 
that the President should communicate with Japan 
to insure that Japan fulfills its commitment under 
the terms of the telecommunications negotiations. 

Page 6723 

Quorum Calls — Votes: No quorum calls or votes 
developed during the proceedings of the House 
today. 

Adjournment: Met at 2 p.m. and adjourned at 6:44 
p.m. 

Committee Meetings 

SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Ordered reported Sup- 
plemental Appropriations bill for fiscal year 1987. 

COMMERCE, JUSTICE, STATE AND 
JUDICIARY APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Com- 
merce, Justice, State and Judiciary held a hearing on 
Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe 
and on Legal Services Corporation. Testimony was 
heard from Representative Hoyer, Chairman, Com- 
mission on Security and Cooperation in Europe; and 
the following officials of the Legal Services Corpora- 
tion: John H. Bayly, Jr., President; and Pepe J. 
Mendez, member, Board of Directors, and Chair- 
man, Committee on Audit and Appropriations. 

DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on De- 
fense met in executive session to hold a hearing on 
NATO defense. Testimony was heard from David 
Abshire, former U.S. Ambassador to NATO; and 
Dennis Kloske, Special Advisor to the Deputy Sec- 
retary on NATO Armaments, Department of De- 
fense. 

INTERIOR APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Interi- 
or held a hearing on Indian Health Service. Testi- 
mony was heard from Dr. Everett R. Rhoades, Di- 
rector, Indian Health Service, Health Resources 
Services Administration, Department of Health and 
Human Services. 

LABOR-HHS-EDUCATION 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Labor- 
HHS-Education held a hearing on Occupational 
Safety and Health Administration, Department of 
Labor Departmental Management, and on Veterans 
Employment and Training. Testimony was heard 
from the following officials of the Department of 
Labor: John A. Pendergrass, Assistant Secretary, Oc- 
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agement. 

MILITARY CONSTRUCTION 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Mili- 
tary Construction held a hearing on Defense Agen- 
cies Military Construction and Family Housing Pro- 
grams. Testimony was heard from departmental wit- 
nesses. 

RURAL DEVELOPMENT, AGRICULTURE 
AND RELATED AGENCIES 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Rural 
Development, Agriculture and Related Agencies 
held a hearing on Food Safety and Inspection Serv- 
ices. Testimony was heard from Donald L. Houston, 
Administrator, Food Safety and Inspection Service, 
USDA. 

TRANSPORTATION APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Trans- 
portation concluded hearings on National Highway 
Traffic Safety Administration. Testimony was heard 
from Diane K. Steed, Administrator, National 
Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department 
of Transportation. 

TREASURY-POSTAL SERVICE-GENERAL 
GOVERNMENT APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Treas- 
ury-Postal Service-General Government held a hear- 
ing on Executive Residence of the President, Merit 
Systems Protection Board, Office of Special Coun- 
sel, and on Federal Labor Relations Authority. Tes- 
timony was heard from Manus J. Fish, Regional Di- 
rector, National Park Service, National Capitol 
Region, Department of the Interior; the following 
officials of the U.S. Merit System Protection Board: 
Daniel R. Levinson, Chairman; and Mary F. Wiese- 
man, Special Counsel; and Jerry L. Calhoun, Chair- 
man, Federal Labor Relations Authority. 

TRADE AND INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC 
POLICY REFORM ACT 

Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs: 
Began markup of H.R. 3, Trade and International 
Economic Policy Reform Act of 1987. 

TRADE AND INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC 
POLICY REFORM ACT 

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Ordered reported 
amended H.R. 3, Trade and International Economic 
Policy Reform Act of 1987. 



TUBERCULOSIS CONTROL PROGRAMS 
REAUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on 
Health and the Environment held a hearing on the 
reauthorization of the Tuberculosis Control Pro- 
gram. Testimony was heard from Dr. James O. 
Mason, Director, Centers for Disease Control, 
Public Health Service, Department of Health and 
Human Services; and a public witness. 

MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Ordered reported the 
following measures: H. Res. 121, to commend the 
European Community and the governments of the 
member states of the European Community for the 
role which the Community has played in the devel- 
opment of the close relationship existing between 
the United States and Europe on the occasion of the 
30th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of 
Rome, which established the European Community; 
and H.R. 1777, amended, to authorize appropria- 
tions for fiscal years 1988 and 1989 for the Depart- 
ment of State, the U.S. Information Agency. 

DEPARTMENT OF STATE, USIA, BOARD 
FOR INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING 
AUTHORIZATIONS 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: On March 24, the Sub- 
committee on International Operations approved for 
full Committee action fiscal year 1988/1989 authori- 
zations for the following: Department of State; 
USIA; and the Board for International Broadcasting. 

U.S. AGRICULTURE EXPORTS 

Committee on Government Operations: Subcommittee on 
Government Information, Justice and Agriculture 
continued hearings on U.S. Agriculture Exports: 
Does Administration Effort Match Potential? Testi- 
mony was heard from Senator Bradley; and a public 
witness. 

BUY AMERICAN ACT AMENDMENTS 

Committee on Government Operations: Subcommittee on 
Legislation and National Security held a hearing on 
H.R. 1750, to amend the Buy American Act. Testi- 
mony was heard from Allan I. Mendelowitz, Senior 
Associate Director, National Security and Interna- 
tional Affairs Division, GAO; Clyde V. Prestowitz, 
Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars; 
Robert P. Bedell, Administrator, Office of Federal 
Procurement Policy, Office of Management and 
Budget; and public witnesses. 

MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES 

Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs: Ordered re- 
ported the following bills: H.R. 148, Michigan Wil- 
derness Heritage Act of 1987; and H.R. 1320, 



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amended, Land and Water Conservation Fund Act 
of 1965. 

OVERSIGHT 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Civil and 
Constitutional Rights held an oversight hearing on 
FBI undercover operations. Testimony was heard 
from Floyd I. Clarke, Deputy Assistant Director, 
Criminal Investigative Division, FBI, Department of 
Justice; and a public witness. 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Immigra- 
tion, Refugees and International Law met for orga- 
nizational purposes. 

FEDERAL EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT 
SYSTEM ACT 

Committee on Post Office and Civil Service: Concluded 
hearings on the implementation of the Federal Em- 
ployees' Retirement System Act 1986. Testimony 
was heard from Constance Horner, Director, Office 
of Personnel and Management; Preston R. Tisch, 
Postmaster General, U.S. Postal Service; Ambassa- 
dor George Vest, Director General, Foreign Service 
and Director of Personnel, Department of State; 
Lewis B. Noff, Deputy Commissioner, Programs, 
SSA, Department of Health & Human Services; and 
William J. Anderson, Assistant Comptroller General, 
General Government Division, GAO. 

APPLICATION OF DAVIS-BACON ACT 

Committee on Public Works and Transportation: Sub- 
committee on Surface Transportation held a hearing 
on the application of the Davis-Bacon Act to the 
Federal-Aid Highway, Highway Safety, and Public 
Transit programs. Testimony was heard from Repre- 
sentatives Stangeland, Stenholm and DeLay; from 
the following officials of the Department of Trans- 
portation: Ray A. Barnhart, Administrator, Federal 
Highway Administration; and Joseph A. LaSala, Jr., 
Chief Counsel, Urban Mass Transportation Adminis- 
tration; Susan R. Meisinger, Deputy Under Secre- 
tary for Employment Standards, Department of 
Labor; and public witnesses. 

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 
AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Science, Space and Technology: Subcommit- 
tee on Energy Research and Development approved 
for full Committee action Department of Energy 
fiscal year 1988 authorization. 

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 
AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Science, Space and Technology: Subcommit- 
tee on Natural Resources, Agriculture Research and 
Environment concluded hearings on Department of 
Energy fiscal year 1988 authorization, with emphasis 



on environment, safety and health programs. Testi- 
mony was heard from Keith O. Fultz, Associate Di- 
rector, Resources, Community, and Economic De- 
velopment Division, GAO; and Mary L. Walker, 
Assistant Secretary Environment, Safety and Health, 
Department of Energy. 

OVERSIGHT 

Committee on Science, Space and Technology: Subcommit- 
tee on Transportation, Aviation and Materials con- 
tinued oversight hearings on FAA authorization. 
Testimony was heard from Donald D. Engen, Ad- 
ministrator, FAA, Department of Transportation. 

TRADE AND COMPETITIVENESS ISSUES 

Committee on Small Business: Continued hearings on 
trade and competitiveness issues confronting small- 
and mid-sized businesses. Testimony was heard from 
Representative Ireland; Leanna Brown, State Sena- 
tor, State of New Jersey; and public witnesses. 

VA MEDICAL CONSTRUCTION 
RESOLUTION 

Committee on Veterans ' Affairs: Subcommittee on Hos- 
pitals and Health Care approved for The Speaker as 
amended the Department of Medicine and Surgery 
Veterans' Administration Medical Facility Construc- 
tion resolution. 

TRADE AND INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC 
POLICY REFORM ACT 

Committee on Ways and Means: Ordered reported 
amended H.R. 3, Trade and International Economic 
Policy Reform Act of 1987. 

OLDER AMERICANS REAUTHORIZATION 

Select Committee on Aging: Held a hearing on Older 
Americans Reauthorization: "The Plight of the Un- 
derserved." Testimony was heard from public wit- 
nesses. 

NATIONAL FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE 
PROGRAMS BUDGET 

Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: Subcommit- 
tee on Program and Budget Authorization met in 
executive session to conclude hearings on National 
Foreign Intelligence program budget for fiscal year 
1988. Testimony was heard from departmental wit- 
nesses. 

OVERSIGHT 

Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control: Contin- 
ued oversight hearings on the Anti-Drug Abuse Act 
of 1986. Testimony was heard from James C. Miller 
III, Director, Office of Management and Budget; 
and Mark Dion, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Interna- 
tional Narcotics Matters, Department of State. 



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COMMITTEE BUSINESS 

Select Committee to Investigate Covert Arms Transactions 
with Iran: Met in executive session to consider pend- 
ing business. 



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Thursday, March 26, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

Routine Proceedings, pages 6968-7078 

Measures Introduced: Eighteen bills were intro- 
duced, as follows: S. 846-863. 

Page 7024 

Measures Passed: 

Opposition to European Community Tax Propos- 
al: By unanimous vote of 99 yeas (Vote No. 39), 
Senate agreed to S. Con. Res. 21, expressing the 
sense of Congress in opposition to the proposal by 
the European Community for the establishment of a 
tax on vegetable and marine fats and oils and urging 
the President to take strong and immediate counter- 
measures should such a tax be implemented to the 
detriment of United States exports of oilseeds and 
products and inconsistently with the European Com- 
munity's obligations under the General Agreement 
on Tariffs and Trade. 

Page 6977 

Investigations into Canadian Agricultural Subsi- 
dies: By unanimous vote of 99 yeas, (Vote No. 40), 
Senate agreed to S. Con. Res. 27, expressing the 
sense of the Senate that the United States Depart- 
ment of Commerce and Special Trade Representa- 
tive should initiate investigations of Canadian agri- 
cultural subsidies, after agreeing to a committee 
amendment in the nature of a substitute. 

Page 6977 

Indefinitely Postponed: 

Assistance for Central American Democracies: 
Senate indefinitely postponed SJ. Res. 78, to ap- 
prove a request of the President for additional as- 
sistance for Central American democracies under 
section 215(2) of Public Law 99-500. 

Page 7078 

Competitive Equality Banking Act of 1987: 
Senate continued consideration of S. 790, to regulate 
nonbank banks, impose a moratorium on certain se- 
curities and insurance activities by banks, recapital- 
ize the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corpora- 
tion, allow emergency interstate bank acquisitions, 
streamline credit union operations, and regulate 



consumer checkholds, taking action on additional 
amendments proposed thereto, as follows: 

Paget 6978, 6991 

Adopted: 

(1) Breaux Amendment No. 50, to create a Na- 
tional Commission on Competitiveness in the Finan- 
cial Services Industry and to revise title II, to pro- 
vide a moratorium on certain nonbanking activities. 

Page 6994 

(2) Dixon Amendment No. 51, to allow banks 
whose primary business is providing credit for agri- 
cultural activities to absorb loan losses over an ex- 
tended period of time. 

Page 6999 

(3) Metzenbaum Amendment No. 52, to provide 
access to check cashing activities. 

Page 7004 

(4) Metzenbaum Amendment No. 53, to require 
creditors to impose outside limits on adjustable rate 
mortgage loans. 

Page 7005 

(5) Heinz Amendment No. 54, to reaffirm that 
deposits in federally-insured institutions are backed 
by the full faith and credit of the United States. 

Page 7009 

(6) Harkin Amendment No. 56, to require the 
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation to consider 
the economic impact of actions taken during liquida- 
tion proceedings. 

Page 7016 

(7) Proxmire Amendment No. 57, of a technical 
and clarifying nature. 

Page 7021 

Withdrawn: 

Danforth Amendment No. 55, to provide that an 
institution which became a bank as a result of enact- 
ment of the Act and which was acquired by a com- 
pany prior to March 6, 1987, may be retained by 
such company for up to four years from such effec- 
tive date. 

Page 701 1 

Senate will continue consideration of the bill and 
amendments to be proposed on Friday, March 27. 

Messages From the House: Page 7024 

Statements on Introduced Bills: Page 7024 

Additional Cosponsors: Page 7066 

Amendments Submitted: Page 7067 

Notices of Hearings: Page 7071 

Committee Authority To Meet: Page 7071 

Additional Statements: Page 7071 

Record Votes: Two record votes were taken today. 
(Total— 40) 

Page 6977 

Recess: Senate convened at 9:30 a.m., and recessed 
at 7:05 p.m., until 9 a.m., on Friday, March 27, 1987. 



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(For Senate program, see the remarks of Senator 
Byrd in today's Record on page 7078.) 

Committee Meetings 

PAYMENT-IN-KIND CERTIFICATES 

Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry: Com- 
mittee held hearings on payment-in-kind (PIK) cer- 
tificates, receiving testimony from Brian P. Crowley, 
Senior Associate Director, Dave Wood, Assignment 
Manager, and Jay R. Cherlow, Group Director, Eco- 
nomics Analysis Group, all of the Resources, Com- 
munity Economic Development Division, General 
Accounting Office; Daniel Amstutz, Under Secre- 
tary of Agriculture for International Affairs and 
Commodity Programs; Ralph Klopfenstein, Deputy 
Administrator, and William Bailey, Deputy Admin- 
istrator for Program Planning, both of the Agricul- 
tural Stabilization and Conservation Service, Depart- 
ment of Agriculture; Keith Hora, Washington, 
D.C., and Larry Johnson, Cologne, Minnesota, both 
on behalf of the National Corn Growers Associa- 
tion; Duncan D. Russell, The Andersons, Maumee, 
Ohio; and Jim Mosely, Clarks Hill, Indiana. 
Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

FARM CREDIT SYSTEM 

Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry: Sub- 
committee on Agricultural Credit concluded over- 
sight hearings on the status of the farm credit 
system, after receiving testimony from Senator 
McClure; Robert Henry, Oklahoma Attorney Gen- 
eral, Oklahoma City; H. Brent Beasley, Chief Exec- 
utive Officer, Farm Credit Corporation of America, 
and Dean Kleckner, American Farm Bureau Federa- 
tion, both of Washington, D.C.; Ray Hankes, Na- 
tional Pork Producers Council, Fairbury, Illinois; 
Neil E. Harl, Iowa State University, Des Moines, 
on behalf of the National Pork Producers Farm 
Credit Task Force; Jack Dahl, National Cattlemen's 
Association, Gackle, North Dakota; Cecil Huff, 
Ava, Missouri, representing the National Save the 
Family Farm Coalition; Luman W. Holman, Nation- 
al Association of Farm Credit System Stockholders, 
representing the Federal Land Bank Associations of 
Texas Stockholder's Defense Fund, Jacksonville, 
Texas; Dean Biery, Production Credit Association 
of Northern Ohio, Rawson, Ohio; John C. Dean, 
Glenwood State Bank, Glenwood, Iowa, represent- 
ing the Independent Bankers Association of Amer- 
ica; Robert Ranger, Norstar Bank of Upstate New 
York, Utica, New York, representing the American 
Bankers Association Agricultural Bankers Division; 
Paul Lindholm, Farmers and Merchants State Bank, 
Clarkfield, Minnesota, on behalf of the American 
Bankers Association Agricultural Bankers Division; 
John W. Ball, Mutual Life Insurance Co., New 
York, New York, representing the American Coun- 



cil of Life Insurance; Donald R. Cundall, Guernsey, 
Wyoming; and Don Schieber, Kildare, Oklahoma. 

APPROPRIATIONS— DEFENSE 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on De- 
fense resumed hearings on proposed budget esti- 
mates for fiscal year 1988 for the Department of De- 
fense, focusing on the SDI program, receiving testi- 
mony from Harold Brown, Johns Hopkins Universi- 
ty, Baltimore, Maryland, former Secretary of De- 
fense; and George H. Miller, Associate Director for 
Defense Systems, Lawrence Livermore National 
Laboratory, Livermore, California. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Tuesday, March 
31. 

APPROPRIATIONS— FOREIGN ASSISTANCE 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on For- 
eign Operations held hearings on proposed budget 
estimates for fiscal year 1988 for the Department of 
State, receiving testimony in behalf of their respec- 
tive activities from Ambassador Jonathan Moore, 
U.S. Coordinator for Refugee Affairs, and Director, 
Bureau for Refugee Programs, and L. Paul Bremer, 
Ambassador at Large for Counter Terrorism, both 
of the Department of State; and Deborah Szekely, 
President, Inter- American Foundation. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Tuesday, March 
31. 

APPROPRIATIONS— EPA 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on HUD- 
Independent Agencies held hearings on proposed 
budget estimates for fiscal year 1988 for the Environ- 
mental Protection Agency, receiving testimony from 
Lee M. Thomas, Administrator, EPA. 
Subcommittee will meet again tomorrow. 

APPROPRIATIONS— TRANSPORTATION 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Trans- 
portation and Related Agencies held hearings on 
proposed budget estimates for fiscal year 1988 for 
the Department of Transportation, receiving testi- 
mony in behalf of funds for their respective activi- 
ties from James H. Burnley, IV, Deputy Secretary 
of Transportation; Janet Hale, Assistant Secretary of 
Transportation for Budget and Programs; and John 
W. Melchner, Inspector General, Raymond J. De- 
carli, Assistant Inspector General for Auditing, 
Glenn W. Weinhoff, Assistant Inspector General for 
Policy, Planning and Resources, and H. Ray Scott, 
Assistant Inspector General for Investigations, all of 
the Department of Transportation. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Thursday, 
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AUTHORIZATIONS— DEFENSE 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Projec- 
tion Forces and Regional Defense and the Subcom- 
mittee on Conventional Forces and Alliance Defense 
resumed joint hearings on proposed legislation au- 
thorizing funds for fiscal years 1988 and 1989 for the 
Department of Defense, focusing on Navy aviation 
programs, receiving testimony from Vice Admiral 
Robert F. Dunn, USN, Deputy Chief of Naval Op- 
erations (Air Warfare); Robert F. Hale, Assistant 
Director for National Security, Congressional 
Budget Office; and Lt. General KA. Smith, USMC, 
Deputy Chief of Staff for Aviation. 
Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— DEFENSE 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Strate- 
gic Forces and Nuclear Deterrence resumed closed 
hearings on proposed legislation authorizing funds 
for fiscal years 1988 and 1989 for the Department of 
Defense, focusing on anti-satellite capabilities under 
development, receiving testimony from General 
John L. Piotrowski, Commander-in-Chief, U.S. 
Space Command/NORAD; Brig. General R.R. 
Rankine, Jr., USAF, Director of Space Systems and 
Command, Control and Communications, Hq.; and 
John H. Hammond, Director, Directed Energy, 
Strategic Defense Initiative Organization. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Tuesday, March 
31. 

EXCHANGE RATES AND THIRD WORLD 
DEBT 

Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: 
Subcommittee on International Finance and Mone- 
tary Policy held oversight hearings to review ex- 
change rates and the Third World debt issue, receiv- 
ing testimony from David Mulford, Assistant Secre- 
tary of the Treasury for International Affairs; Peter 
Kenen, Princeton University, Princeton, New 
Jersey; C. Fred Bergsten, Institute for International 
Economics, Washington, D.C.; Richard Cooper, 
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts; and 
Rimmer DeVries, Morgan Guaranty Trust Co., 
New York, New York. 

Hearings continue on Wednesday, April 1. 

BUDGET RESOLUTION 

Committee on the Budget: Committee resumed markup 
of a proposed concurrent resolution on the fiscal 
year 1988 budget for the Federal Government, but 
did not complete action thereon, and will meet 
again on Monday, March 30. 

AIRPORT AND AIRWAY TRUST FUND 

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: 
Subcommittee on Aviation held hearings on S. 586, 
authorizing funds for the Federal Aviation Adminis- 



tration, receiving testimony in behalf of funds for 
the Airport and Airway Trust Fund from Senators 
Chiles and Humphrey; James E. Burnley IV, 
Deputy Secretary of Transportation; Donald Engen, 
Administrator, Federal Aviation Administration; and 
Edward Gramlich, Acting Director, Congressional 
Budget Office. 

Hearings continue on Tuesday, April 7. 

NATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATION AND 
INFORMATION ADMINISTRATION 

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: 
Subcommittee on Communications concluded hear- 
ings on S. 828, authorizing funds for fiscal years 1988 
and 1989 for the National Telecommunications and 
Information Administration, Department of Com- 
merce, after receiving testimony from Alfred C. 
Sikes, Assistant Secretary for Communications and 
Information, Administrator of the National Tele- 
communications and Information Administration, 
Department of Commerce. 

RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES 

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Subcom- 
mittee on Energy Research and Development con- 
cludes hearings on the status of U.S. policy for solar 
and other renewable energy research and develop- 
ment, after receiving testimony from Peter D. Blair, 
Program Manager, Energy and Materials, Office of 
Technology Assessment; H. M. Hubbard, Solar 
Energy Research Institute, Golden, Colorado; Frank 
Potter, Renewable Energy Institute, and Marc Led- 
better, American Council for an Energy-Efficient 
Economy, both of Washington, D.C.; and Art Ro- 
senfeld, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, 
California. 

AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT 

Committee on Environment and Public Works: Subcom- 
mittee on Environmental Protection held hearings 
on State and local government control efforts in 
nonattainable areas, focusing on whether polluted 
areas have taken all reasonable steps to reduce pol- 
lution and what additional controls could be imple- 
mented, receiving testimony from Senator Wirth; 
Mayor Federico Pena, Denver, Colorado; Nick Nik- 
kila, Missouri Department of Natural Resources, 
Jefferson City, representing the State and Territorial 
Air Pollution Program Administrators; John A. 
Paul, Regional Air Pollution Control Agency, 
Dayton, Ohio, representing the Association of Local 
Air Pollution Control Officials; Bruce K. Maillet, 
Massachusetts Division of Air Quality Control, 
Boston, representing the North East States for Co- 
ordinated Air Use Management; James M. Lents, 
South Coast Air Quality Management District, El 
Monte, California; Harvey W. Schultz, New York 
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York, New York; and Donald F. Theiler, Wisconsin 
Department of Natural Resources, Madison. 
Subcommittee will meet again Tuesday, March 31. 

CATASTROPHIC HEALTH INSURANCE 

Committee on Finance: Committee resumed hearings 
to review catastrophic health insurance issues, focus- 
ing on the role of private insurance and financing al- 
ternatives for catastrophic protection, receiving testi- 
mony from Rosemary Marcuss, Assistant Director 
for Tax Analysis, Congressional Budget Office; 
James L. Moorefield, Health Insurance Association 
of America, Mary Nell Lehnhard, Blue Cross and 
Blue Shield Association, Bert Seidman, AFL-CIO, 
Patrick F. Killeen, International Union UAW, Gail 
Shearer, Consumers Union, Lynn Etheredge, Con- 
solidated Consulting Group, and Ronald F. Pollack, 
Villers Advocacy Associates, all of Washington, 
D.C.; S. David Childers, Arizona Director of Insur- 
ance, Phoenix, and Earl Pomeroy, North Dakota 
Commissioner of Insurance, Bismarck, both on 
behalf of the National Association of Insurance 
Commissoners; and Robert W. Hungate, Hewlett 
Packard Corporation, Palo Alto, California, on 
behalf of National Association of Manufacturers. 
Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

BUSINESS MEETING 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee ordered fa- 
vorably reported the following resolutions: 

S.J. Res. 90, disapproving the certification by the 
President under section 481(h) of the Foreign Assist- 
ance Act of 1961, with an amendment in the nature 
of a substitute; 

SJ. Res. 91, disapproving the certification by the 
President under section 481(h) of the Foreign Assist- 
ance Act of 1961, with an amendment in the nature 
of a substitute; and 

S.J. Res. 92, disapproving the certification by the 
President under section 481(h) of the Foreign Assist- 
ance Act of 1961, with an amendment in the nature 
of a substitute. 

ABM TREATY— CONSTITUTIONAL 
IMPLICATIONS 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee resumed 
joint hearings with the Committee on the Judiciary 
to review the constitutional implications of the Anti- 
Ballistic Missile Treaty of 1972, receiving testimony 
from Senator Hollings; Abraham D. Sofaer, Legal 
Adviser, Department of State; Richard N. Perle, As- 
sistant Secretary of Defense for International Securi- 
ty Policy; and Gerard C. Smith, ABM Treaty Nego- 
tiating Delegation (1972). 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— PEACE CORPS 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Subcommittee on 
Western Hemisphere and Peace Corps Affairs com- 



pleted hearings on proposed legislation authorizing 
funds for fiscal year 1988 for the Peace Corps, after 
receiving testimony from Loret M. Ruppe, Director, 
Peace Corps. 

ECONOMIC COMPETITIVENESS 

Committee on Governmental Affairs: Committee contin- 
ued hearings on the government's role in economic 
competitiveness, receiving testimony from C. Fred 
Bergsten and I.M. Destler, both of the Institute for 
International Economics, Washington, D.C.; Pat 
Choate, TRW Inc., Arlington, Virginia; Stephen 
Cohen, University of California, Berkeley; and Mi- 
chael E. Porter, Harvard Business School, Cam- 
bridge, Massachusetts. 

Hearings continue on Tuesday, March 31. 

PROTECTION OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGNS 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Patents, 
Copyrights and Trademarks held hearings on S. 791, 
to provide protection for industrial designs that are 
original and distinctive, receiving testimony from 
Giles Rich, U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit; 
Cooper C. Woodring, Better Mousetraps, Inc., Plan- 
dome, New York; William Thompson, Caterpillar 
Inc., Peoria, Illinois; Joseph E. Richardson III, Rich- 
ardson Brothers Company, Sheboygan Falls, Wis- 
consin; Gary L. Newtson, Chrysler Motors Corpora- 
tion, Highland Park, Michigan; Jean C. Hiestand, 
State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance, Bloom- 
ington, Illinois; August Allegi, GEICO, Washington, 
D.C.; and Malcolm J. Romano, Lear Siegler, Inc., 
Santa Monica, California. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

ECONOMIC ADJUSTMENT AND WORKER 
DISLOCATION 

Committee on Labor and Human Resources: Subcommit- 
tee on Labor resumed joint hearings with the Sub- 
committee on Employment and Productivity on S. 
538, to implement the recommendations of the Sec- 
retary of Labor's Task Force on Economic Adjust- 
ment and Worker Dislocation, receiving testimony 
from Leon Lynch, United Steelworkers of America, 
and J. Bruce Johnston, USX Corporation, both of 
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; James Scheibel, Member, 
City Council, St. Paul, Minnesota; Carl W. Struever, 
Baltimore Metropolitan Manpower, Baltimore, 
Maryland; Jack Klepinger, National Association of 
Private Industry Councils, Ogden, Utah; Eleanor 
Holmes Norton, Full Employment Action Council, 
and Raul Yzaguirre, National Council of LaRaza, 
both of Washington, D.C.; and Donna LeClair, Bay 
State Skills Corp., Boston, Massachusetts. 
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House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 18 public bills, H.R. 1828-1845; 
and 2 resolutions, H.J. Res. 213, and H. Con. Res. 
89 were introduced. 

Page 6965 

Calendar Wednesday: Agreed to dispense with 
Calendar Wednesday business of April 1. 

Page 6956 

Legislative Program: Acting Majority Leader an- 
nounced the legislative program for the week of 
March 30. Agreed to adjourn from Thursday to 
Monday. 

Page 6960 

Late Reports: Committee on Interior and Insular 
Affairs received permission to have until 5 p.m. 
Friday, March 27, to file reports on the following 
bills: H.R. 317, to amend the Wild and Scenic 
Rivers Act by designating a segment of the Merced 
River in California as a component of the National 
Wild and Scenic Rivers System; H.R. 184, Big Cy- 
press National Preserve Addition Act; H.R. 278, 
Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act Amendments 
of 1987; H.R. 148, Michigan Heritage Act of 1987; 
and H.R. 1320, Land and Water Conservation Fund 
Act Amendments; and 

Page 6960 

Committee on Foreign Affairs received permis- 
sion to have until midnight Friday, March 27, to file 
a report on H.R. 1777, to authorize appropriations 
for fiscal years 1988 and 1989 for the Department of 
State and the United States Information Agency. 

Page 6961 

Quorum Calls — Votes: No quorum calls or votes 
developed during the proceedings of the House 
today. 

Adjournment: Met at 11 a.m. and adjourned at 
11:50 a.m. 

Committee Meetings 

REVIEW FUTURES TRADING ACT; 
COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING 
COMMISSION 

Committee on Agriculture: Subcommittee on Conserva- 
tion, Credit and Rural Development held a hearing 
on implementation of the Futures Trading Act of 
1986 and on the regulatory activities of the Com- 
modity Futures Trading Commission. Testimony was 
heard from the following officials of the Commodity 
Futures Trading Commission: Susan M. Phillips, 
Chairman; Kalo A. Hineman, Fowler C. West, Wil- 
liam Seale, and Robert R. Davis, all Commissioners. 



DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on De- 
fense met in executive session to hold a hearing on 
Army Research, Test and Evaluation, and on the 
U.S. European Command. Testimony was heard 
from the following officials of the Department of 
Defense: J.R. Sculley, Assistant Secretary of the 
Army (Research, Development, and Acquisition); 
Lt. Gen. Louis C. Wagner, USA, Deputy Chief of 
Staff for Research, Development, and Acquisition; 
and Gen. Bernard W. Rogers, USA, Commander-in- 
Chief, Europe. 

FOREIGN ASSISTANCE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on For- 
eign Assistance held a hearing on Philippines and 
East Asia Regional Programs. Testimony was heard 
from Gaston J. Sigur, Assistant Secretary, East Asia 
and Pacific Affairs, Department of State. 

INTERIOR APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Interi- 
or held a hearing on National Endowment for the 
Arts. Testimony was heard from Francis S.M. Hod- 
soil, Chairman, National Endowment for the Arts. 

LABOR-HHS-EDUCATION 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Labor- 
HHS-Education held a hearing on Employment and 
Training Administration. Testimony was heard from 
Robert T. Jones, Deputy Assistant Secretary, De- 
partment of Labor. 

MILITARY CONSTRUCTION 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Mili- 
tary Construction met in executive session to hold a 
hearing on Central America/Persian Gulf and Pacif- 
ic Construction Program. Testimony was heard from 
the following officials of the Department of De- 
fense: Richard L. Armitage, Assistant Secretary 
(International Security Affairs); Gen. John R. 
Galvin, USA, Commander in Chief, Southern Com- 
mand: Maj. Gen. Robert J. Dacey, USA, Assistant 
Chief of Engineers; Raymond J. Murphy, Director, 
Atlantic Liaison Division, and William K. Taylor, 
Director, Pacific Liaison Division, both with the 
Naval Facilities Engineering Command; and Maj. 
Gen. George E. Ellis, USAF, Director, Engineering 
and Services, Headquarters, USAF. 

RURAL DEVELOPMENT, AGRICULTURE 
AND RELATED AGENCIES 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Rural 
Development, Agriculture and Related Agencies 
held a hearing on Soil Conservation Service. Testi- 



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mony was heard from Wilson Scaling, Chief, Soil 
Conservation Service, USDA. 

TRANSPORTATION APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Trans- 
portation held a hearing on Federal Highway Ad- 
ministration. Testimony was heard from Ray A. 
Barnhart, Administrator, Federal Highway Adminis- 
tration, Department of Transportation. 

TREASURY-POSTAL SERVICE-GENERAL 
GOVERNMENT APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Treas- 
ury-Postal Service-General Government held a hear- 
ing on Council of Economic Advisers, Blind and 
Other Severely Handicapped, Advisory Committee 
on Federal Pay, Advisory Commission on Intergov- 
ernmental Relations, and on the Office of Federal 
Procurement Policy. Testimony was heard from 
Beryl W. Sprinkel, Chairman, Council of Economic 
Advisers; the following officials of the Blind and 
Other Severely Handicapped: Charles W. Fletcher, 
Executive Director; and Frank Gearde, Jr., Chair- 
man; Martin Dugan, Chairman, Advisory Commit- 
tee on Federal Pay; James S. Dwight, Member, Ad- 
visory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations; 
and Robert P. Bedell, Administrator, Office of Fed- 
eral Procurement Policy, OMB. 

STRATEGIC DEFENSE INITIATIVE 

Committee on Armed Services: Defense Policy Panel 
and the Subcommittee on Research and Develop- 
ment held a joint hearing on the implications of 
early deployment for the objectives of the Strategic 
Defense Initiative. Testimony was heard from 
Robert Hale, Assistant Director, National Security 
Division, CBO; and public witnesses. 

MILITARY CONSTRUCTION 
AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Mili- 
tary Installations and Facilities concluded hearings 
on fiscal year 1988/1989 military construction author- 
ization request, including H.R. 1092, Military Con- 
struction Authorization Act of 1988/1989, with em- 
phasis on Central America. Testimony was heard 
from the following officials of the Department of 
Defense: Richard L. Armitage, Assistant Secretary 
(International Security Affairs); and Gen. John R. 
Galvin, Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Southern Com- 
mand. 

The Subcommittee also continued hearings on 
this subject, with emphasis on the Navy's strategic 
homeporting program. Testimony was heard from 
the following officials of the Department of the 
Navy: Rear Adm. John Paul Jones, Jr., Commander, 
Naval Facilities Engineering Command; and RAdm. 
Benjamin F. Montoya, Director, Shore Activities 



Planning and Programs Division, Office of the 
Chief of Naval Operations; Ronald E. Lambertson, 
Assistant Director, Fish and Wildlife Enhancement, 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the 
Interior; Rolland A. Schmitten, Northwest Regional 
Director, National Marine Fisheries Service, 
NOAA, Department of Commerce; and public wit- 
nesses. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Pro- 
curement and Military Nuclear Systems concluded 
hearings on procurement portion of the fiscal year 
1988/1989 defense authorization request, with em- 
phasis on National Guard and Reserve programs. 
Testimony was heard from the following officials of 
the Department of Defense: John B. Rosamond, 
Deputy Assistant Secretary (Guard and Reserve) for 
Materiel and Facilities; Gregory L. Colocotronis, 
Deputy Director for Procurement, Office of the As- 
sistant Secretary (Comptroller); Lt. Gen. Herbert R. 
Temple, Chief, National Guard Bureau, Depart- 
ment of the Army; Brig. Gen. Donald Burdick, Di- 
rector, Army National Guard, Department of the 
Army; Maj. Gen. William F. Ward, Chief, Army Re- 
serve; Maj. Gen. John B. Conaway, Director, Air 
National Guard; VAdm. Cecil J. Kempf, Director, 
Naval Reserve; and Maj. Gen. John J. Salesses, 
Deputy Chief of Staff for Reserve Affairs, USMC 
Reserve; and RAdm. Alan D. Breed, Chief, Office 
of Readiness and Reserve of the U.S. Coast Guard, 
Department of Transportation. 

The subcommittee also continued hearings on this 
subject, with emphasis on Air Force Procurement. 
Testimony was heard from the following officials of 
the Department of the Air Force: Maj. Gen. John 
H. Loh, Director of Advanced Programs, SAF/ 
AQQ; Maj. Gen. Ronald W. Yates, Director, De- 
velopment/Production, SAF/AQP; and Col. Wil- 
liam Foster, Deputy Director, Space Systems, SAF 
AQ(S); and Harry Finely, Assistant Director, Na- 
tional Security and International Affairs Division, 
GAO. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommitee on Readi- 
ness concluded hearings on operation and mainte- 
nance portion of the fiscal year 1988/1989 defense 
authorization request. Testimony was heard from 
the following officials of the Department of the 
Navy: Everett Pyatt, Assistant Secretary for Ship- 
building and Logistics; and Rear Adm. John Kirk- 
patrick, Commander, Naval Aviation Logistics 
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ENVIRONMENTAL RESTORATION 
PROGRAM BUDGET REQUEST 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Readi- 
ness, Environmental Restoration Panel held a hear- 
ing on fiscal years 1988/1989 Defense Department 
environmental restoration program budget request 
and related oversight issues. Testimony was heard 
from Carl J. Schafer, Director, Environmental 
Policy, Office of the Assitant Secretary for Acquisi- 
tion and Logistics, Department of Defense. 

HOUSING AND COMMUNITY 
DEVELOPMENT ACT 

Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs: Sub- 
committee on Housing and Community Develop- 
ment concluded hearings on H.R. 4, Housing and 
Community Development Act 1987, with emphasis 
on the Loss of Privately-Owned Federally Assisted 
Housing. Testimony was heard from Representa- 
tives Edwards of California, and AuCoin; Thomas T. 
Demery, Assistant Secretary for Housing/Federal 
Housing Commissioner, Department of Housing 
and Urban Development; Nancy Gordon, Assistant 
Director for Human Resources and Community De- 
velopment, CBO; Neil P. Curtin, Deputy Director, 
Resources, Community and Economic Development 
Division, GAO; and public witnesses. 

OVERSIGHT 

Committee on the District of Columbia: Subcommittee 
on Fiscal Affairs and Health continued oversight 
hearings on revised version of the Constitution of 
the State of New Columbia. Testimony was heard 
from Senator Kennedy; from the following officials 
of the District of Columbia: Marion S. Barry, Jr., 
Mayor; David A. Clarke, Chairman, City Council; 
and Wilhelmina Rolark, Chairperson, Judiciary 
Committee, City Council; and public witnesses. 

SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT ACT 

Committee on Education and Labor: Subcommittee on 
Elementary, Secondary and Vocational Education 
continued hearings on H.R. 5, School Improvement 
Act of 1987. Testimony was heard from Representa- 
tive Cooper; Garrett W. Murphy, Director, Division 
of Adult and Continuing Education, Department of 
Education, State of New York; and public witnesses. 
Hearings continue March 31. 

HIGH RISK OCCUPATIONAL DISEASE 
NOTIFICATION AND PREVENTION ACT 

Committee on Education and Labor: Subcommittee on 
Health and Safety continued hearings on H.R. 162, 
High Risk Occupational Disease Notification and 
Prevention Act of 1987. Testimony was heard from 
public witnesses. 

Hearings continue March 31. 



LOAN SALE PILOT PROGRAM 

Committee on Government Operations: Subcommittee on 
Legislation and National Security held a hearing on 
GAO's evaluation of the Administration's Loan Sale 
Pilot Program. Testimony was heard from Frederick 
D. Wolf, Director, Accounting and Financial Man- 
agement Division, GAO. 

PRICE-ANDERSON AMENDMENTS 

Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs: Subcommit- 
tee on Energy and the Environment and the Sub- 
committee on Energy and Power of the Committee 
on Energy and Commerce held a joint hearing on 
H.R. 1414, Price-Anderson Amendments of 1987. 
Testimony was heard from James W. Vaughan, Jr., 
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Nuclear 
Energy, Department of Energy; Robert L. Will- 
more, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Civil Di- 
vision, Department of Justice; and public witnesses. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM 

Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs: Subcommit- 
tee on National Parks and Public Lands held a hear- 
ing on H.R. 1044, to establish the National Mari- 
time Museum at San Francisco in the State of Cali- 
fornia. Testimony was heard from Denis P. Galvin, 
Deputy Director, National Park Service, Depart- 
ment of the Interior; and public witnesses. 

PATENT LEGISLATION 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Courts, 
Civil Liberties and the Administration of Justice 
began consideration of the following bills: H.R. 
1509, Intellectual Property and Trade Act; H.R. 
1718, to amend title 35, United States Code, with re- 
spect to patented processes and the patent coopera- 
tive treaty; and H.R. 1510, to amend title 35, United 
States Code, and the National Aeronautics and 
Space Act of 1958, with respect to the use of inven- 
tions in outer space. 

OVERSIGHT 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Courts, 
Civil Liberties and the Administration of Justice con- 
tinued oversight hearings on Intellectual Property 
and Trade. Testimony was heard from Donald W. 
Peterson, Deputy Assistant Secretary and Deputy 
Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks, Depart- 
ment of Commerce; and a public witness. 

MERGER AND TENDER OFFERS 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Monopo- 
lies and Commercial Law held a hearing on H.R. 
586, Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Procedure Amend- 
ments of 1987, and related legislation. Testimony 
was heard from Robert Abrams, Attorney General, 
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General, State of Pennsylvania; and public wit- 
nesses. 

BUDGET PROPOSALS AFFECTING 
FEDERAL EMPLOYEES 

Committee on Post Office and Civil Service: Subcommit- 
tee on Compensation and Employee Benefits con- 
cluded hearings on fiscal year 1988 budget proposals 
affecting Federal employees. Testimony was heard 
from Representative McMillan; James E. Colvard, 
Deputy Director, Office of Personnel Management; 
and public witnesses. 

MOTOR CARRIER RELATIONS BETWEEN 
THE UNITED STATES AND MEXICO 

Committee on Public Works and Transportation: Sub- 
committee on Surface Transportation held a hearing 
on international motor carrier relations between the 
United States and Mexico, and regulatory exemp- 
tions including relating to commercial zones. Testi- 
mony was heard from Representative Coleman of 
Texas; Heather Gradison, Chairman, ICC; from the 
following officials of the Department of Transporta- 
tion: Philip Haseltine, Deputy Assistant Secretary 
for Policy and International Affairs; and Richard P. 
Landis, Associate Administrator for Motor Carriers, 
Federal Highway Administration; Samuel H. Banks, 
Assistant Commissioner, Office of Inspection and 
Control, U.S. Customs Service, Department of the 
Treasury; Tim Bennett, Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade 
Representative for Mexico; and public witnesses. 

COMMITEE BUSINESS 

Committee on Standards of Official Conduct: Met in ex- 
ecutive session to consider pending business. 

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Friday, March 27, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

Routine Proceedings, pages 7103-7216 

Measures Introduced: Fifteen bills and one resolu- 
tion were introduced, as follows: S. 864-878, and SJ. 
Res. 105. 

Page 7172 

Measures Reported: Reports were made as follows: 
SJ. Res. 90, to disapprove the certification by the 
President under section 481(h) of the Foreign Assist- 
ance Act of 1981, with an amendment in the nature 
of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 100-24) 

SJ. Res. 91, to disapprove the certification by the 
President under section 481(h) of the Foreign Assist- 
ance Act of 1981, with an amendment in the nature 
of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 100-25) 



SJ. Res. 92, to disapprove the certification by the 
President under section 481(h) of the Foreign Assist- 
ance Act of 1981, with an amendment in the nature 
of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 100-26) 

Pag* 7172 

Measures Passed: 

Competitive Equality Banking Act of 1987: By 79 
yeas to 11 nays (Vote No. 44), Senate passed S. 790, 
to regulate nonbank banks, impose a moratorium on 
certain securities and insurance acitivities by banks, 
recapitalize the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance 
Corporation, allow emergency interstate bank acqui- 
sitions, streamline credit union operations, and regu- 
late consumer checkholds, after taking action on ad- 
ditional amendments proposed thereto, as follows: 

Pages 7108, 7148 

Adopted: 

(1) Garn Amendment No. 58, to delete provisions 
of the bill which would deter acquisitions of thrift 

institutions. Page 7109 

(2) Boren Amendment No. 60, to declare that the 
Senate encourages the Federal Deposit Insurance 
Corporation to exercise its discretionary authority to 
work with States which authorize such capital pools 
to save community banks during this time of great 
economic distress in certain regions of the country 
and that the Senate encourages the FDIC to use its 
discretionary authority to negotiate sale of loans to 
area banks to prevent further asset devaluation. 

Page 7117 

(3) D'Amato Amendment No. 61, to provide for 
a study by the Government Accounting Office of 
"junk" securities which may be held by federally-in- 
sured institutions. 

Page 7120 

(4) Gramm Amendment No. 62 (to Amendment 
No. 61), of a perfecting nature, to change the word 
"junk" to "high-yield." 

Page 7120 

(5) Gramm Amendment No. 63, to strike the pro- 
visions which create new exemptions from the 
spending reductions required under the Balanced 
Budget and Deficit Reduction Act. 

Page 7121 

(6) By 52 yeas to 42 nays (Vote No. 41), Graham 
Amendment No. 64 (to Amendment No. 58), of a 
perfecting nature. 

Page 7124 

(7) Heinz Amendment No. 66, to require the 
Federal Reserve System to pay for services rendered 
to it by privately operated payment providers. 

Page 7134 



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(8) Proxmire Amendment No. 68, of a technical 
nature. 

Page 7141 

Rejected: 

(1) Dole Amendment No. 65, to express the sense 
of the Senate that if the President's veto of the 
Highway Bill is sustained, that the appropriate com- 
mittees of the Senate report out a new bill by the 
end of 7 calendar days following the disposition of 
the veto message. (By 49 yeas to 45 nays (Vote No. 
42), Senate tabled the amendment.) 

Page 7128 

(2) By 45 yeas to 54 nays (Vote No. 43), Garn 
Amendment No. 67, to strike Titles I and II of the 
bill. 

Page 7136 

Withdrawn: 

Domenici Amendment No. 59, to limit the 
amount of "junk" securities which may be held by 
federally-insured institutions. 

Page 7110 

Messages From the President: Senate received the 
following message from the President of the United 
States: 

Transmitting the annual report of the National 
Endowment for the Arts and the National Council 
on the Arts for fiscal year 1986; which was referred 
to the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. 
(PM-29) 

Page 7172 

Nominations Received: Senate received the fol- 
lowing nominations: 

James H. Webb, Jr., of Virginia, to be Secretary 
of the Navy. 

A routine list of Marine Corps nominations. 

Page 7216 

Nominations Confirmed: Senate confirmed the fol- 
lowing nominations: 

James W. Ziglar, of Maryland, to be an Assistant 
Secretary of the Interior. 

Lawrence F. Davenport, of Virginia, to be an As- 
sistant Secretary of Energy for Management and Ad- 
ministration. 

Raymond G. Massie, of New Jersey, to be Direc- 
tor of the Office of Minority Economic Impact. 

Frank H.T. Rhodes, of New York, to be a 
member of the National Science Board, National 
Science Foundation. 

Howard A. Schneiderman, of Missouri, to be a 
member of the National Science Board, National 
Science Foundation. 

Charles A. Shanor, of Georgia, to be General 
Counsel of the Equal Employment Opportunity 
Commission. 

Page 7217 



Statement on Introduced Bills: Pag* 7172 

Additional Cosponsors: p afl * 71*9 

Amendments Submitted: Page 7191 

Notices of Hearings: Page 7192 

Committee Authority To Meet: Page 7192 

Additional Statements: Page 7192 

Record Votes: Four record votes were taken today. 
(Total— 44) 

Paget 7125, 7134, 7141, 7148 

Adjournment: Senate convened at 9 a.m., and ad- 
journed at 4:34 p.m., until 12:30 p.m., on Monday, 
March 30, 1987. (For Senate program, see the re- 
marks of Senator Byrd in today's Record on page 

7215.) 



Committee Meetings 



Messages From the President: 



Page 7172 



APPROPRIATIONS— EPA AND 
ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on HUD- 
Independent Agencies held hearings on proposed 
budget estimates for fiscal year 1988, receiving testi- 
mony in behalf of funds for their respective activi- 
ties from Lee M. Thomas, Administrator, Environ- 
mental Protection Agency; and A. Alan Hill, Chair- 
man, Council on Environmental Quality. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Wednesday, 
April 1. 

APPROPRIATIONS— FOREST SERVICE 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Interi- 
or and Related Agencies held hearings on proposed 
budget estimates for fiscal year 1988, receiving testi- 
mony in behalf of funds for the U.S. Forest Service 
from Dale Robertson, Chief, U.S. Forest Service, 
and George Dunlop, Assistant Secretary of Agricul- 
ture. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Wednesday, 
April 1. 

NATIONAL TRAILS AND RIVERS 

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Subcom- 
mittee on Public Lands, National Parks and Forests 
concluded hearings on the following bills: 

S. 349 and H.R. 240, bills to designate the Santa 
Fe Trail as an Historic Trail under the National 
Trails Systems Act, after receiving testimony from 
Senators Kassebaum and Wirth; and Daniel T. 
Kipp, Union Land and Grazing Company, Colorado 
Springs, Colorado; and 

S. 251 and H.R. 14, to designate certain segments 
of the Maurice, the Manatico, and the Manumuskin 
Rivers in New Jersey as study rivers for inclusion in 
the National Wild and Scenic Rivers Systems, after 
receiving testimony from Senator Lautenberg; Rep- 



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resentative Hughes; Dennis P. Galvin, Deputy Di- 
rector, National Park Service, Department of the In- 
terior; Edward H. Salmon, Cumberland County 
Board of Freeholders, and Stephen L. Kehs, Cum- 
berland County Department of Planning and Devel- 
opment, both of Bridgetown, New Jersey; Mayor 
John Feltes, Maurice River Township, Leesburg, 
New Jersey; and Mayor Sumner N. Lippincott, and 
Donald L. Fauerbach, Citizens United to Protect the 
Tidal Maurice River, both of Millville, New Jersey. 



PEER REVIEW ORGANIZATIONS 

Committee on Finance: Subcommittee on Health held 
hearings to examine the role and performance of 
utilization and quality control peer review organiza- 
tions under the Medicare Program, receiving testi- 
mony from Representative Stenholm; William L. 
Roper, Administrator, Health Care Financing Ad- 
ministration, Department of Health and Human 
Services; Thomas G. Dehn, American Medical Peer 
Review Association, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Lovola 
Burgess, American Association of Retired Persons, 
Albuquerque, New Mexico; Warren Kessler, Ken- 
nebec Valley Medical Center, Augusta, Maine, on 
behalf of American Hospital Association; John J. 
Ring, American Medical Association, Mundelein, Il- 
linois; John Ludden, Harvard Community Health 
Plan, Boston, Massachusetts, on behalf of the Group 
Health Association of America and American Medi- 
cal Care and Review Association; and Peter Rei- 
bold, Providence Hospital, Columbia, South Caroli- 
na. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 



INDIAN FISHING RIGHTS 

Select Committee on Indian Affairs: Committee held 
hearings on S. 727, to clarify Indian treaties and ex- 
ecutive orders with respect to fishing rights, receiv- 
ing testimony from Senator Bradley; Ross Swimmer, 
Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Indian Affairs; 
Jewell James, Lummi Tribe, Bellingham, Washing- 
ton; Stan Jones, Sr., Tulalip Tribe, Marysville, 
Washington; Daniel Jordan, Hoopa Valley Business 
Council, Hoopa, California; Billy Frank, Northwest 
Indian Fish Commission, Olympia, Washington; 
Mason Morisset, Pirtle, Morisset, Schlosser and 
Ayer, Seattle, Washington; and Harry Sachse, Son- 
osky, Chambers & Sachse, Charles Hobbs, Hobbs, 
Strauss, Dean, and Wilder, and Henry Sockbeson, 
Native American Rights Fund, all of Washington, 
DC. 

Hearings were recessed subject to call. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

The House was not in session today. Its next 
meeting will be held at noon Monday, March 30. 

Committee Meetings 

CIVIL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Mili- 
tary Installations and Facilities held a hearing on 
fiscal year 1988/1989 civil defense authorization re- 
quest. Testimony was heard from Senator Adams; 
Julius W. Becton, Jr., Director, Federal Emergency 
Management Agency; Craig Alderman, Jr., Deputy 
Under Secretary for Policy, Office of the Secretary, 
Department of Defense; and public witnesses. 

PRICE-ANDERSON AMENDMENTS 

Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs: Subcommit- 
tee on Energy and the Environment and the Sub- 
committee on Energy and Power of the Committee 
on Energy and Commerce concluded joint hearings 
on H.R. 1414, Price-Anderson Amendments of 1987. 
Testimony was heard from the following officials of 
the NRC: Lando W. Zech, Chairman; James K. As- 
selstine, Frederick M. Bernthal, and Kenneth M. 
Carr, all Commissioners; and a public witness. 

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Monday, March 30, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

Routine Proceedings, pages 7241-7309 

Measures Introduced: Five bills and four resolu- 
tions were introduced, as follows: S. 879-883, and S. 
Res. 177-180. 

Page 7285 

Measures Reported: Reports were made as follows: 
Special report entitled "History, Jurisdiction, and 
a Summary of Activities of the Committees on 
Energy and Natural Resources During the 99th 
Congress." (S. Rept. No. 100-27) 

Page 7286 

Measures Passed: 

Commending David J. Pratt: Senate agreed to S. 
Res. 177, commending David J. Pratt for his faithful 
and exemplary service to the United States Senate. 

Page 7249 

Electing C. Abbott Saffold as Secretary for the 
Majority: Senate agreed to S. Res. 178, electing C. 



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Abbott Saffold as Secretary for the Majority of the 
Senate. 

Page 7249 

U.S. International Trade Commission, U.S. Cus- 
toms Service and Office of U.S. Trade Representa- 
tive Authorizations: Senate passed S. 829, to author- 
ize funds for the United States International Trade 
Commission, the United States Customs Service, and 
the Office of the United States Trade Representa- 
tive for fiscal year 1986. 

Page 7303 

Congratulating University of Tennessee: Senate 
agreed to S. Res. 179, to congratulate the University 
of Tennessee Lady Vols and their coach, Pat Head, 
on winning the 1987 NCAA National Women's Bas- 
ketball Championship. 

Page 7306 

Authorizing Production of Documents: Senate 
agreed to S. Res. 180, to authorize the production of 
documents by the Senate Select Committee on Intel- 
ligence to the Independent Counsel of closed hear- 
ings on arms sales to Iran and the alleged diversion 
of funds to the Nicaraguan opposition, subject to 
agreement to abide by appropriate security and 
other requirements established by the Select Com- 
mittee on Intelligence. 

Page 7307 

Indefinitely Postponed: 

Moratorium on Contra Aid: Senate indefinitely 
postponed HJ. Res. 175, to impose a moratorium 
on United States assistance for the Nicaraguan 
democratic resistance until there has been a full and 
adequate accounting for previous assistance. 

Page 7249 

World Population Awareness Week: Senate indefi- 
nitely postponed SJ. Res. 69, to designate the week 
beginning April 20, 1987, as "World Population 
Awareness Week." 

Page 7306 

Housing and Community Development Act of 
1985: Senate began consideration of S. 825, to 
amend and extend certain laws relating to housing, 
taking action on amendments proposed thereto, as 
follows: 

Page 7250 

Adopted: 

By unanimous vote of 75 yeas (Vote No. 45), 
Riegle Amendment No. 69, providing for postpone- 
ment of implementation of regulations dealing with 
flood plain management standards, retention of 
urban county classification, maximum mortgage 
amount, transfers to qualified community organiza- 
tions, authorizing the City of Lebanon, Pennsylvania 
to retain certain land disposition proceeds, availabil- 
ity of community development block grants for uni- 
form emergency telephone number systems, notifi- 
cation of grantees, allocation of assistance between 



programs, rental assistance, relocation assistance, 
providing for a voucher program, public housing 
agency fees, flexibility to adjust assistance payments, 
adjustment pools, requiring a report from the 
Comptroller General of the United States relating to 
administrative fees, requiring a report by the Secre- 
tary of Housing and Urban Development on ABT 
Associates, and prohibiting HUD from recovering 
certain funds used for providing child care in public 
housing in Bay City, Michigan, and to provide that 
State and local officials have no liability for comply- 
ing with the Federal verification system. 

Page 7259 

Pending: 

Humphrey Amendment No. 70, to terminate the 
Urban Development Action Grant Program. 

Page 7266 

A unanimous-consent agreement was reached pro- 
viding for further consideration of the bill and 
amendments proposed thereto. 

Page 7272 

Senate will continue consideration of the bill and 
amendment proposed thereto on Tuesday, March 
31. 

Appointments: 

Commission on Agricultural Workers: The Presid- 
ing Officer, on behalf of the President pro tempore, 
in accordance with provisions of Public Law 99-603, 
appointed Mr. Russell Pitzer, of West Virginia, to 
the Commission on Agricultural Workers. 

Page 7282 

Petitions and Memorials: 



Communications: 
Statements on Introduced Bills: 
Additional Cosponsors: 
Amendments Submitted: 
Committee Authority To Meet: 
Additional Statements: 



Page 7285 
Page 7283 
Page 7286 
Page 7291 
Page 7293 
Page 7295 
Page 7295 



Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. 
(Total— 45) 

Page 7262 

Recess: Senate convened at 12:30 p.m., and recessed 
at 7:17 p.m., until 10 a.m., on Tuesday, March 31, 
1987. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of Sen- 
ator Byrd in today's Record on page 7309.) 



Committee Meetings 



APPROPRIATIONS— ENERGY AND WATER 
PROGRAMS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy 
and Water Development held hearings on proposed 
budget estimates for fiscal year 1988 for energy and 
water development programs, receiving testimony 
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Cochran, Shelby, Pryor, and Bumpers; Representa- 
tives Tim Johnson and Campbell; Colorado Gover- 
nor Roy Romer, Denver; North Dakota Governor 
George A. Sinner, Bismarck; and numerous public 
witnesses. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— DEFENSE 

Committee on Armed Services: Committee held hearings 
on the military strategy of the United States, receiv- 
ing testimony from Gen. David C. Jones, USAF 
(Ret.), former Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff; Gen. 
Edward C. Meyer, USA (Ret.), former Chief of 
Staff, U.S. Army; and Adm. Harry D. Train II, 
USN (Ret.), former Commander-in-Chief, U.S. At- 
lantic Command. 

Committee will meet again on Friday, April 3. 

BUDGET RESOLUTION 

Committee on the Budget: Committee resumed markup 
of a proposed concurrent resolution on the fiscal 
year 1988 budget for the Federal Government, but 
did not complete action thereon, and will meet 
again tomorrow. 

RELIEF FOR THE HOMELESS 

Committee on Governmental Affairs: Committee con- 
cluded hearings on S. 813, to provide urgently 
needed assistance to protect and improve the lives 
and safety of the homeless, after receiving testimony 
from Dennis Kwiatkowski, Chairman, Emergency 
Food and Shelter National Board Program, Federal 
Emergency Management Agency; Harvey Vieth, 
Chairman, Federal Task Force on the Homeless, and 
Acting Director, Office of Family Assistance, and 
James Stimpson, Vice Chairman, Federal Task Force 
on the Homeless, and Deputy Assistant Secretary 
for Policy Development, both of the Department of 
Housing and Urban Development; Dee Roth, Ohio 
Department of Mental Health, Columbus; and 
Maria Foscarinis, National Coalition for the Home- 
less, Debora Kramer, and Clifford L. Alexander, Jr., 
both of the Committee for Food and Shelter, Mark 
Talisman, Council of Jewish Federations, and Jack 
Moskowitz, United Way of America, all of Washing- 
ton, DC. 

MOSS TALKS/U.S. AUTO PARTS 
INDUSTRY 

Committee on Labor and Human Resources: Subcommit- 
tee on Employment and Productivity concluded 
hearings on Market Oriented Sector Specific 
(MOSS) Talks between the United States and Japan 
and their effect on U.S. employment in the auto 
parts industry, after receiving testimony from Repre- 
sentatives Kaptur and Levin; Bruce Smart, Under 
Secretary of Commerce for International Trade; 
Bruce K. Bowden, Stant, Inc., Connersville, Indi- 



ana; Ellit Lehman, Fel-Pro Incorporated, Skokie, Illi- 
nois; John Reiss, Gates Rubber Co., Denver, Colo- 
rado; and Alex Warren, Toyota Motor Manufactur- 
ing USA, Inc., Lexington, Kentucky. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 17 public bills, H.R. 1846-1862; 2 
private bills, H.R. 1863-1864; and 7 resolutions, H.J. 
Res. 214-216, H. Con. Res. 90-91, and H. Res. 
133-134 were introduced. 

Page 7238 

Bills Reported: Reports were filed as follows: 

H.R. 148, Michigan Heritage Act of 1987 (H. 
Rept. 100-29); 

H.R. 184, to establish the Big Cypress National 
Preserve Addition in the State of Florida (H. Rept. 
100-30); 

H.R. 278, to amend the Alaska Native Claims Set- 
tlement Act to provide Alaska Natives with certain 
options for the continued ownership of lands and 
corporate shares received pursuant to the Act (H. 
Rept. 100-31); 

H.R. 317, to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers 
Act by designating a segment of the Merced River 
in California as a component of the National Wild 
and Scenic Rivers System, amended (H. Rept. 
100-32); 

H.R. 1320, to amend the Land and Water Conser- 
vation Fund Act of 1965 (H. Rept. 100-33); and 

H.R. 1777, to authorize appropriations for fiscal 
year 1988 and 1989 for the Department of State, and 
the United States Information Agency, amended 
(H. Rept. 100-34; foregoing filed on March 27). 

Page 7238 

Committee Elections: House agreed to H. Res. 
133, electing Representative Skaggs to the Commit- 
tee on Science, Space, and Technology; and electing 
Representatives Price of North Carolina and Marti- 
nez to the Committee on Small Business. 

Page 7218 

Presidential Messages: Read the following mes- 
sages from the President: 

Surface transportation veto: Message wherein he an- 
nounces his veto of H.R. 2, Surface Transportation 
and Uniform Relocation Assistance Act of 1987; and 
explains his reasons therefor — ordered printed (H. 
Doc. 100-53); and 

Page 7219 

Endowment for the Arts: Message wherein he trans- 
mits the annual report of the National Endowment 
for the Arts and the National Council on the Arts 



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for the fiscal year 1986 — referred to the Committee 
on Education and Labor. 

Page 7220 

Referrals: Three Senate-passed measures were re- 
ferred to the appropriate House committees. 

Page 7236 

Quorum Calls — Votes: No quorum calls or votes 
developed during the proceedings of the House 
today. 

Adjournment: Met at noon and adjourned at 2:25 
p.m. 

Committee Meetings 

MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES 

Committee on Agriculture: Subcommittee on Domestic 
Marketing, Consumer Relations and Nutrition held 
a hearing on the following bills: H.R. 692, to amend 
the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act, 1930 
to require commission merchants, dealers, and bro- 
kers to label perishable agricultural commodities 
with the name of the country of origin of such com- 
modities; H.R. 1176, to amend the Perishable Agri- 
cultural Commodities Act, 1930 (7 U.S.C. 499b) to 
require clear country of origin labeling on imported 
perishable agricultural products; and H.R. 1246, to 
amend the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act 
of 1930, to require commission merchants, dealers, 
and brokers to label perishable agricultural com- 
modities with the name of the country of origin of 
such commodities. Testimony was heard from Rep- 
resentatives Fascell, McCandless and Horton; John 
Durant, Director, Office of Commercial Compli- 
ance, U.S. Customs Service, Department of the 
Treasury; J. Patrick Boyle, Administrator, Agricul- 
tural Marketing Service, USDA; and public wit- 
nesses. 

COMMERCE— JUSTICE— STATE AND 
JUDICIARY APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Com- 
merce, Justice, State and Judiciary held a hearing on 
NO A A and on Department of State, Salaries and 
Expenses. Testimony was heard from Anthony J. 
Calio, Administrator, NOAA, Department of Com- 
merce; and Ronald I. Spiers, Under Secretary for 
Management, Department of State. 

DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on De- 
fense held a hearing on Navy and Marine Corps 
Operation and Maintenance. Testimony was heard 
from the following officials of the Department of 
the Navy: RAdm. W.D. Smith, USN, Director, 
Budget and Reports, Office of the Navy Comptrol- 
ler; Lt. Gen. Joseph J. Went, USMC, Deputy Chief 
of Staff for Installations and Logistics; and E. 



Thomas Comstock, Fiscal Director of the Marine 
Corps. 

ENERGY AND WATER DEVELOPMENT 
APPOPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy 
and Water Development continued appropriation 
hearings. Testimony was heard from Members of 
Congress and outside witnesses. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

INTERIOR APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Interi- 
or held a hearing on Navajo-Hopi Relocation Com- 
mission. Testimony was heard from Halley Atkin- 
son, Chairman, Navajo-Hopi Relocation Commis- 
sion. 

LABOR-HHS-EDUCATION 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Labor- 
HHS-Education held a hearing on Corporation for 
Public Broadcasting. Testimony was heard from 
Howard D. Gutin, Vice Chairman of the Board, 
Corporation for Public Broadcasting. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Pro- 
curement and Military Nuclear Systems and the 
Subcommittee on Research and Development met 
in executive session to conclude joint hearings on 
fiscal year 1988-1989 defense authorization request, 
including H.R. 1748, Department of Defense Au- 
thorization Act, 1988-1989, with emphasis on the 
Advanced Technology Bomber program. Testimony 
was heard from Frank C. Conahan, Assistant Comp- 
troller General, National Security and International 
Affairs, GAO; and William H. Taft, IV, Deputy 
Secretary, Department of Defense. 

MEDICARE CATASTROPHIC PROPOSALS 

Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on 
Health continued hearings on catastrophic coverage 
under the Medicare program. Testimony was heard 
from Thomas Burke, Chief of Staff, Department of 
Health and Human Services; and public witnesses. 

FAMILY WELFARE REPORT ACT 

Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on 
Public Assistance and Unemployment Compensation 
held a hearing on H.R. 1720, Family Welfare 
Reform Act of 1987. Testimony was heard from 
Robert Harris, Assistant Deputy Director, Family 
Support Administration, Department of Health and 
Human Services, and former Representative James 
Corman. 

Hearings continued April 1. 



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Tuesday, March 31, 1987 

Senate 

Chamber Action 

Routine Proceedings, pages 7431-7568 

Measures Introduced: Ten bills and one resolution 
were introduced, as follows: S. 884-893, and S. Res. 
181. 

Page 7530 

Measures Reported: Reports were made as follows: 

Special report entitled, "Legislative Activities 
Report of the Committee on Foreign Relations, 99th 
Congress." (S. Rept. No. 100-28) 

Special report entitled, "Legislative Review Activ- 
ity the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, 
99th Congress." (S. Rept. No. 100-29) 

S. 85, to amend the Powerplant and Industrial 
Fuel Act of 1978, to repeal the end use constraints 
on natural gas, and to amend the Natural Gas Policy 
Act of 1978, to repeal the incremental pricing re- 
quirements, with amendments. (S. Rept. No. 
100-30) 

S. 677, to amend the Federal Trade Commission 
Act, to provide authorization of appropriations, and 
for other purposes, with amendments. (S. Rept. No. 
100-31) 

Page 7529 

Measures Passed: 

Congratulating Indiana University: Senate 
agreed to S. Res. 181, congratulating Indiana Uni- 
versity for its outstanding achievement in winning 
the 1987 NCAA basketball title. 

Page 7439 

Housing and Community Development Act of 
1987: By 71 yeas to 27 nays (Vote No. 49), Senate 
passed S. 825, to amend and extend certain laws re- 
lating to housing, after taking action on further 
amendments proposed thereto, as follows: 

Paget 7434, 7441 

Adopted: 

(1) Lautenberg-Bradley Amendment No. 73, to 
provide for notification and appeal under section 
143, the anti-pirating provision of the bill. 

Page 7441 

(2) D'Amato modified Amendment No. 74 (to 
Amendment No. 73), of a perfecting nature, to clar- 
ify congressional intent and policy with respect to 
the UD AG program. 

Page 7444 

Rejected: 

(1) By 44 yeas to 54 nays (Vote No. 46), Nickles 
Amendment No. 71, to strike Title V, Nehemiah 
Housing Opportunity Grants. 

Page 7435 



(2) By 43 yeas to 55 nays (Vote No. 47), Reid 
Amendment No. 72, to reduce for the elderly the 
contribution required under section 8 rental proper- 
ty from 30 percent to 25 percent. 

Page 7437 

(3) By 23 yeas to 75 nays (Vote No. 48), Hum- 
phrey Amendment No. 70, to terminate the Urban 
Development Action Grant Program (UDAG). 

Page 7447 

Homeless Veterans Assistance Act of 1987: Senate 
passed S. 477, to assist homeless veterans, after 
agreeing to a committee amendment in the nature 
of a substitute and the following amendment pro- 
posed thereto: 

Page 7488 

Cranston-Murkowski Amendment No. 76, to 
modify the circumstances under which the Veterans' 
Administration may sell certain properties for use as 
shelters for homeless veterans and their families, 
and to require the conversion of certain underuti- 
lized Veterans' Administration space to domiciliary 
care beds. 

Page 7504 

Veto Message on Federal-Aid Highway Act of 

1987: Senate began consideration of a veto message 
on H.R. 2, to authorize funds for construction of 
highways, for highway safety programs, and for 
mass transportation programs, to expand and im- 
prove the relocation assistance program. 

Paget 7487, 7488 

A unanimous-consent agreement was reached pro- 
viding for further consideration of the veto message 
on Wednesday, April 1, with a vote on reconsider- 
ation of the bill, the objections of the President not- 
withstanding, to occur at 11 a.m. 

Page 7568 

Jobs for Employable Dependent Individuals 
Act — Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement 
was reached providing for the consideration of S. 
514, to amend the Job Training Partnership Act, to 
establish an incentive bonus for the successful place- 
ment of certain employable dependent individuals, 
to provide targeting of assistance from certain carry- 
over funds for such individuals, and for other pur- 
poses. 

Page 7508 

Motion to Request Attendance: During today's 
proceeding, by 88 yeas to 9 nays (Vote No. 50), 
Senate agreed to a motion to request the attendance 
of absent Senators. 

Page 7488 

Appointments: 

National Ocean Policy Study: The Presiding Offi- 
cer, on behalf of the President pro tempore, pursu- 
ant to S. Res. 222, 93rd Congress, appointed Sena- 
tors Cochran, Cohen, and Evans, to serve as ex offi- 
cio members of the Committee on Commerce, Sci- 



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ence, and Transportation for the purpose of partici- 
pating in the National Ocean Policy Study. 

Page 7568 

Messages From the President: Senate received the 
following messages from the President of the 
United States: 

Report on all steps taken to implement the recom- 
mendations of the President's Special Review Board 
on certain actions to put the National Security 
Council (NSC) process in better order and to avoid 
any recurrence of the deficiencies and abuses that 
the Special Review Board described; which was re- 
ferred to the Select Committee on Intelligence. 
(PM-30) 

Page 7529 

Messages From the House: Page 7529 

Executive Reports: Page 7530 

Statements on Introduced Bills: Page 7531 

Additional Cosponsors: Page 7553 

Amendments Submitted: Page 7555 

Notices of Hearings: Page 7556 

Committee Authority To Meet: Page 7556 

Additional Statements: Page 7557 

Record Votes: Five record votes were taken today. 
(Total— 50) 

Paget 7446, 7446, 7454, 7488 

Recess: Senate convened at 10 a.m., and recessed at 
6:42 p.m., until 9 a.m., on Wednesday, April 1, 1987. 
(For Senate's program, see the remarks of Senator 
Byrd in today's Record on page 7568.) 

Committee Meetings 

APPROPRIATIONS— AGRICULTURE 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Agri- 
culture, Rural Development and Related Agencies 
resumed hearings on proposed budget estimates for 
fiscal year 1988 for the Department of Agriculture, 
receiving testimony in behalf of funds for their re- 
spective activities from Daniel G. Amstutz, Under 
Secretary for International Affairs and Commodity 
Programs, Thomas O. Kay, Administrator, Foreign 
Agricultural Service, Joan S. Wallace, Administrator, 
and James L. Walker, Assistant Administrator for 
International Research and Development, both of 
the Office of International Cooperation and Devel- 
opment, Robert Sherman, Deputy Budget Officer, 
and Melvin Sims, General Sales Manager, all of the 
Department of Agriculture. 

Subcommittee will meet again tomorrow. 

TACTICAL AIRCRAFT DEVELOPMENT 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on De- 
fense held closed hearings to review the progress on 
development of new Air Force and Navy tactical 



aircraft (ATA/ATF), receiving testimony from Gen. 
Robert D. Russ, USAF, Commander, Tactical Air 
Command; Lt. Gen. Bernard P. Randolph, USAF, 
Military Deputy for Acquisition, Office of the As- 
sistant Secretary of the Air Force (Acquisition); 
Richard Rumpf, Principal Deputy Assistant Secre- 
tary of the Navy (Research, Engineering and Sys- 
tems); Vice Adm. Paul F. McCarthy, USN, Direc- 
tor, Research, Development and Acquisition; and 
Vice Adm. Robert F. Dunn, USN, Deputy Chief of 
Naval Operations (Air Warfare). 

Subcommittee will meet again on Thursday, April 
2. 

APPROPRIATIONS— ENERGY AND WATER 
PROGRAMS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy 
and Water Development continued hearings on pro- 
posed budget estimates for fiscal year 1988 for 
energy and water development programs, receiving 
testimony from Senators DeConcini, McCain, Exon, 
Byrd, Bentsen, and Metzenbaum; Representatives 
Rhodes and Brooks; West Virginia Governor Arch 
Moore, Charleston; and former Representatives 
John Rhodes and Rudd. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

APPROPRIATIONS— FOREIGN ASSISTANCE 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on For- 
eign Operations held hearings on proposed budget 
estimates for fiscal year 1988, receiving testimony in 
behalf of funds for their respective activities from 
Loret Miller Ruppe, Director, Peace Corps; Leonard 
H. Robinson, Jr., President, African Development 
Foundation; and M. Peter McPherson, Administra- 
tor, Agency for International Development. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Tuesday, April 
28. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— ENERGY (MILITARY 
APPLICATIONS) 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Strate- 
gic Forces and Nuclear Deterrence held closed 
hearings on proposed legislation authorizing funds 
for fiscal years 1988 and 1989 for the Department of 
Energy, focusing on the military applications provi- 
sions, receiving testimony from Sylvester R. Foley, 
Assistant Secretary of Energy for Military Applica- 
tions; and Robert B. Baker, Assistant to the Secre- 
tary of Defense for Atomic Energy, and Staff Direc- 
tor to the Nuclear Weapons Council. 

Subcommittee will meet again tomorrow. 

DEFENSE ACQUISITION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on De- 
fense Industry and Technology concluded hearings 
to review Department of Defense implementation 
of recent changes in acquisition policy, after receiv- 



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ing testimony from Richard P. Godwin, Under Sec- 
retary for Acquisition, John E. Krings, Director, 
Operational Test and Evaluation, Office of the Sec- 
retary, and Derek J. Vander Schaaf, Deputy Inspec- 
tor General, all of the Department of Defense; and 
Frank C. Conahan, Assistant Comptroller General, 
National Security and International Affairs Division, 
General Accounting Office. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— DEFENSE 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Man- 
power and Personnel concluded hearings on S. 864, 
authorizing funds for fiscal years 1988 and 1989 for 
the Department of Defense, focusing on manpower 
and personnel issues, after receiving testimony from 
Glen E. Morrell, USA, Sergeant Major of the Army; 
William H. Plackett, USN, Master Chief Petty Offi- 
cer of the Navy; James Binnicker, USAF, Chief 
Master Sergeant of the Air Force; R.E. Cleary, 
USMC, Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps; Chief 
Petty Officer Robert W. Nolan, USN, (Ret), Fleet 
Reserve Association; Col. Charles C. Partridge, 
USA, (Ret), National Association for Uniformed 
Services; Sergeant Major C.A. McKinney, USMC, 
(Ret), Non Commissioned Officers Association; 
Maj. Gen. Evan L. Hultman, USA, (Ret), Reserve 
Officers Association; and Vice Adm. Thomas J. Kil- 
cline, USN, (Ret), The Retired Officers Associa- 
tion. 

BUDGET RESOLUTION 

Committee on the Budget: Committee continued 
markup of a proposed concurrent resolution on the 
fiscal year 1988 budget for the Federal Government, 
but did not complete action thereon, and will meet 
again tomorrow. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— MARITIME 
PROGRAMS 

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: 
Subcommittee on Merchant Marine concluded hear- 
ings on S. 800, authorizing funds for fiscal year 1988 
for certain maritime programs of the Department of 
Transportation and the Federal Maritime Commis- 
sion, and a related proposal, after receiving testimo- 
ny from Edward V. Hickey, Jr., Chairman, Federal 
Maritime Commission; John A. Gaughan, Adminis- 
trator, Maritime Administration, Department of 
Transportation; Vice Comdr. Wallace T. Sansone, 
Military Sealift, Department of the Navy; Rear 
Adm. Floyd H. Miller, USN (Ret.), State University 
of New York Maritime Academy, Fort Schuyler; 
Rear Adm. James F. McNulty, USN (Ret.), North 
Western Michigan College, Traverse City; Rear 
Adm. John Aylmer, USMS, Massachusetts Maritime 
Academy, Buzzards Bay; Rear Adm. Kenneth M. 
Curtis, USMS, Maine Maritime Academy, Castine; 
Rear Adm. William H. Clayton, USMS, Texas Mari- 



time Academy, Galveston; and Albert E. May, 
Council of American-Flag Ship Operators, and John 
J. Stocker, Shipbuilders Council of America, both of 
Washington, DC. 

ABANDONED MINE RECLAMATION 

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Subcom- 
mittee on Mineral Resources Development and Pro- 
duction concluded hearings on S. 643, to permit 
States to set aside in a special trust fund up to 10 
percent of the annual State allocation from the aban- 
doned mine land reclamation fund for expenditure 
in the future for purposes of abandoned mine recla- 
mation, after receiving testimony from Jed D. Chris- 
tensen, Director, Office of Surface Mining Reclama- 
tion and Enforcement, Department of the Interior; 
and Richard Bechtel, Federal-State Coordinator, 
Washington, DC, on behalf of the State of Montana. 

HEALTH EFFECTS OF OZONE 

Committee on Environment and Public Works: Subcom- 
mittee on Environmental Protection held hearings 
on health effects of ozone and carbon monoxide in 
non-attainment areas, receiving testimony from Wil- 
liam McDonnell, Medical Officer, and Donald 
Horstman, Chief, Physiology Section, both of the 
Clinical Research Branch, (Raleigh, North Caroli- 
na), Environmental Protection Agency; Homer Bou- 
shey, American Lung Association, Washington, DC; 
Carmia Borek, Columbia University, New York, 
New York; Christopher C. Green, General Motors 
Research Laboratory, Warren, Michigan; Michael K. 
Schonbrun, National Jewish Center for Immunology 
and Respiratory Medicine, Denver, Colorado; and 
Bernard Goldstein, University of Medicine and 
Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway. 
Hearings were recessed subject to call. 

NOMINATIONS 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee ordered fa- 
vorably reported the nominations of Trusten F. 
Crigler, of Virginia, to be Ambassador to the Somali 
Democratic Republic, Burton Levin, of Maryland, 
to be Ambassador to the Socialist Republic of the 
Union of Burma, John C. Monjo, of Maryland, to 
be Ambassador to Malaysia, and Melissa F. Wells, of 
New York, to be Ambassador to the People's Re- 
public of Mozambique. 

INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING 

Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee met in 
closed session to receive a briefing on problems re- 
lated to international shipping in the Persian Gulf 
from Richard W. Murphy, Assistant Secretary of 
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ECONOMIC COMPETITIVENESS 

Committee on Governmental Affairs: Committee re- 
sumed hearings on the government's role in eco- 
nomic competitiveness, receiving testimony from 
William E. Brock, Secretary of Labor; and Allen 
Wallis, Under Secretary of State for Economic Af- 
fairs. 

Hearings continue on Thursday, April 2. 

FAIR HOUSING 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on the Con- 
stitution held hearings on S. 558, to revise the pro- 
cedures for the enforcement of fair housing under 
title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, receiving 
testimony from Samuel R. Pierce, Secretary of 
Housing and Urban Development; Althea Simmons, 
National Association for the Advancement of Col- 
ored People, Raul Yzaguirre, National Council of 
La Raza, Irene Natividad, National Women's Politi- 
cal Caucus, and Robert Butters, National Associa- 
tion of Realtors, all of Washington, DC; Marca 
Bristo, Access Living, Chicago, Illinois, on behalf of 
the National Centers on Independent Living; and 
Rodney Smolla, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. 
Hearings continue on Thursday, April 2. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— OLDER AMERICANS 
ACT 

Committee on Labor and Human Resources: Subcommit- 
tee on Aging held hearings on S. 887 authorizing 
funds for fiscal years 1988-1992 for programs of the 
Older Americans Act, and to review the changing 
needs of the elderly, receiving testimony from 
Rhode Island Governor Edward D. DiPrete, Provi- 
dence, on behalf of the National Governors Associa- 
tion; Jeanette Takamura, Hawaii State Agency on 
Aging, Honolulu; C. Kermit Phelps, American As- 
sociation of Retired Persons, Kansas City, Missouri; 
Jane Mapp, Three Rivers Area Agency on Aging, 
Ponototoc, Mississippi; Bill Carroll, Traceway 
Manor Nursing Home, Tupelo, Mississippi; Carl 
Eisdorfer, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, on 
behalf of the American Psychological Association, 
American Nurses Association, American Psychiatric 
Association, and National Association of Social 
Workers; and Mary Howell, Eunice Kennedy Shriv- 
er Center, Waltham, Massachusetts, on behalf of the 
Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation, National Asso- 
ciation of Protection and Advocacy Systems. 
Hearings continue on Thursday, April 23. 

REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF 
THE GARRISON UNIT 

Select Committee on Indian Affairs: Committee conclud- 
ed joint hearings with the Energy and Natural Re- 
source's Subcommittee on Water and Power and the 
House Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs to 
review the final report and the recommendations of 



the Garrison Unit prepared by the Joint Tribal Ad- 
visory Committee, relating to the return of excess 
lands to the Tribes, the development of shoreline 
recreation potential, and the protection of the 
Tribes hunting and fishing rights, after receiving tes- 
timony from Ross Swimmer, Assistant Secretary of 
the Interior for Indian Affairs; Brig. Gen. Charles E. 
Dominy, Division Engineer, (Omaha, Nebraska), 
Missouri River Diversion, Army Corps of Engi- 
neers; Ann Zorn, Las Vegas, Nevada, former 
Member, Garrison Diversion Unit Commission; C. 
Emerson Murry, Bismarck, North Dakota, and 
Brent Blackwelder and Hans Walker, Jr., both of 
Washington, DC, all former Members, Joint Tribal 
Advisory Committee; Ed Lone Fight, William Gord- 
nam, Paul Friesema, and Ron Billstein, all of the 
Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reser- 
vation, New Town, North Dakota; and Alan White 
Lightning and Rob McLaughlin, both of the Stand- 
ing Rock Sioux Tribe, Fort Yates, North Dakota. 

INTELLIGENCE AUTHORIZATIONS 

Select Committee on Intelligence: Committee resumed 
closed hearings on proposed legislation authorizing 
funds for fiscal year 1988 for the intelligence com- 
munity, receiving testimony from officials of the in- 
telligence community. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 23 public bills, H.R. 1865-1887; 
and 7 resolutions, H.J. Res. 217-220, H. Con. Res. 
92 and 93, and H. Res. 135 were introduced. 

Page 7427 

Report Filed: One report was filed as follows: H. 
Res. 135, providing for the consideration of H.R. 
1320, to amend the Land and Water Conservation 
Fund Act of 1965 (H. Rept. 100-35). 

Page 7427 

Journal: By a yea-and-nay vote of 317 yeas to 76 
nays with 3 voting "present", Roll No. 38, the 
House approved the Journal of Monday, March 30. 

Page 7335 

Special Olympics Torch Relay: House agreed to 
H. Con. Res. 91, authorizing the 1987 Special Olym- 
pics Torch Relay to be run through the Capitol 
Grounds. 

Page 7345 

Surface Transportation: By a yea-and-nay vote of 
350 yeas to 73 nays, Roll No. 39 (two-thirds of those 
present having voted in favor), the House voted to 
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funds for construction of highways, for highway 
safety programs, and for mass transportation pro- 
grams, and to expand and improve the relocation as- 
sistance program — clearing the measure for Senate 
action. 

Page 7346 

Suspensions: House voted to suspend the rules and 
pass the following measures: 

Soviet human rights violations: H. Con. Res. 34, con- 
cerning the continued violations by the Soviet 
Union of its international human rights obligations, 
especially its violations of the right to emigrate 
(agreed to by a yea-and-nay vote of 415 yeas with 1 
voting "present", Roll No. 40); 

Pages 7361, 7389 

Big Cypress Preserve Addition: H.R. 184, to establish 
the Big Cypress National Preserve Addition in the 
State of Florida; 

Page 7373 

Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act Amendments: 
H.R. 278, amended, to amend the Alaska Native 
Claims Settlement Act to provide Alaska Natives 
with certain options for the continued ownership of 
lands and corporate shares received pursuant to the 
Act; 

Page 7376 

Merced River: H.R. 317, amended, to amend the 
Wild and Scenic Rivers Act by designating a seg- 
ment of the Merced River in California as a compo- 
nent of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System; 
and 

Page 7382 

Defense law technical corrections: H.R. 1783, amend- 
ed, to make technical corrections in certain defense- 
related laws. 

Page 7384 

Treaty of Rome Anniversary: By a yea-and-nay 
vote of 269 yeas to 147 nays, Roll No. 41 (two-thirds 
of those present not voting in favor), the House 
failed to suspend the rules and agree to H. Res. 121, 
to commend the European Community and the gov- 
ernment of the member states of the European 
Community for the role which the Community has 
played in the development of the close relationship 
existing between the United States and Europe on 
the occasion of the thirtieth anniversary of the sign- 
ing of the Treaty of Rome, which established the 
European Community. 

Page 7369 

Meeting Hour: Agreed that the House will meet at 
10 a.m. on Thursday, April 2. 

Page 7391 

Budget: Objection was heard to a unanimous-con- 
sent request to make it in order on Tuesday, April 
7, to consider 3 hours of general debate on the Con- 
current Resolution on the Budget for fiscal year 
1988 and lVfe hours of debate as provided in section 
305(a)(3) of the Congressional Budget Act, and that 



at the conclusion of said debate the Committee of 
the Whole rise automatically without motion; and 
that the Committee on the Budget be permitted to 
have until midnight Monday, April 6, to file a 
report on the Concurrent Resolution on the Budget 
for fiscal year 1988. 

Page 7391 

Interstate Commerce Commission Day: House 
passed and cleared for the President SJ. Res. 96, 
designating April 3, 1987, as "Interstate Commerce 
Commission Day". 

Page 7391 

Former POW Recognition Day: House passed 
and cleared for the President SJ. Res. 47, to desig- 
nate "National Former POW Recognition Day." 

Page 7393 

National Cancer Institute Month: House passed 
and cleared for the President SJ. Res. 74, to desig- 
nate the month of May 1987 as "National Cancer In- 
stitute Month." 

Page 7395 

Older Americans Month: House passed and 
cleared for the President SJ. Res. 64, to designate 
May 1987, as "Older Americans Month." 

Page 7396 

Fishing Week: House passed and cleared for the 
President SJ. Res. 18, to authorize and request the 
President to issue a proclamation designating June 1 
through June 7, 1987 as "National Fishing Week." 

Page 7397 

Presidential Message — Special Review Board: 

Received and read a message from the President 
wherein he reports to Congress on the steps he has 
taken to implement the recommendations of the 
President's Special Review Board chaired by former 
Senator John Tower — referred to the Committee on 
Armed Services, the Permanent Select Committee 
on Intelligence, the Committee on Rules, and the 
Committee on Foreign Affairs and ordered printed 
(H. Doc. 100-58). 

Page 7425 

Amendments Ordered Printed: Amendments or- 
dered printed pursuant to the rule appear on page 
7430. 

Quorum Calls — Votes: Four yea-and-nay votes de- 
veloped during the proceedings of the House today 
and appear on pages 7335, 7360, 7389, 7390. There 
were no quorum calls. 

Adjournment: Met at noon and adjourned at 6:56 
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Committee Meetings 



TRADE AND INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC 
POLICY REFORM ACT 

Committee on Agriculture: Held a hearing on H.R. 3, 
Trade and International Economic Policy Reform 
Act of 1987. Testimony was heard from Representa- 
tives Smith of Oregon, Bruce, Anthony, and Daub; 
Clayton Yeutter, U.S. Trade Representative; from 
the following officials of the USDA: Richard Lyng, 
Secretary; and David Amstutz, Under Secretary for 
International Affairs and Commodity Programs; 
Allen Mandelowitz, Senior Associate Director, 
GAO; and public witnesses. 

COMMODITY PROGRAMS 

Committee on Agriculture: Subcommittee on Wheat, 
Soybeans and Feed Grains held a hearing to review 
mandatory production controls applied to commodi- 
ty programs. Testimony was heard from Senator 
Harkin; Representative Evans; and public witnesses. 

BUDGET OVERVIEW 

Committee on Appropriations: Held a hearing on Fiscal 
Year 1988 Budget Overview. Testimony was heard 
from James A. Baker III, Secretary of the Treasury; 
and James C. Miller III, Director, Office of Manage- 
ment and Budget. 

ENERGY AND WATER DEVELOPMENT 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy 
and Water Development continued appropriations 
hearings. Testimony was heard from Members of 
Congress and outside witnesses. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Readi- 
ness, Special Operations Panel met for organization- 
al purposes. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Sea- 
power and Strategic and Critical Materials met in 
executive session approved for full Committee 
action amended the seapower portion of H.R. 1748, 
Department of Defense Authorization Act, 
1988-1989. 

FEDERAL SAVINGS AND LOAN 
INSURANCE CORPORATION 
RECAPITALIZATION ACT 

Committee on Banking Finance and Urban Affairs: Sub- 
committee on Financial Institutions Supervision, 
Regulations and Insurance approved for full Com- 
mittee action amended H.R. 27, Federal Savings and 
Loan Insurance Corporation Recapitalization Act of 
1987. 



SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT ACT 

Committee on Education and Labor: Subcommittee on 
Elementary, Secondary and Vocational Education 
continued hearings on H.R. 5, School Improvement 
Act of 1987. Testimony was heard from Representa- 
tives Slattery, Daub, and Pickett; Lawrence F. Dav- 
enport, Assistant Secretary, Elementary and Second- 
ary Education, Department of Education; and public 
witnesses. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

HIGH RISK OCCUPATIONAL DISEASE 
NOTIFICATION AND PREVENTION ACT 

Committee on Education and Labor: Subcommittee on 
Health and Safety concluded hearings on H.R. 162, 
High Risk Occupational Disease Notification and 
Prevention Act of 1987. Testimony was heard from 
public witnesses. 

CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY LABOR LAW 
AMENDMENTS 

Committee on Education and Labor: Subcommittee on 
Labor-Management Relations approved for full 
Committee action amended H.R. 281, Construction 
Industry Labor Law Amendments of 1987. 

MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES 

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on 
Health and the Environment approved for full Com- 
mittee action the following bills: H.R. 1746, amend- 
ed, to amend the Public Health Service Act to 
extend certain preventive health service programs; 
H.R. 1207, amended, Prescription Drug Marketing 
Act of 1987; H.R. 1226, to amend the Federal Food, 
Drug and Cosmetic Act to require the appointment 
of the Commissioner of Food and Drugs to be sub- 
ject to Senate confirmation; H.R. 1327, National 
Health Services Corps Amendments Act of 1987; 
H.R. 1444, Medicare and Medicaid Patient and Pro- 
gram Protection Act of 1987; H.R. 1855, to amend 
the Public Service Act to extend programs for 
health information and health promotion; and H.R. 
1861, amended, to amend the Public Health Service 
Act to extend the program of block grants for pre- 
ventive health and health services. 

NATIONAL CENTER FOR HEALTH 
RESEARCH AND HEALTH CARE 
TECHNOLOGY REAUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on 
Health and the Environment held a hearing on re- 
authorization of the National Center for Health 
Services Research and Health Care Technology. 
Testimony was heard from Dr. Robert E. Windom, 
Assistant Secretary for Health, Department of 
Health and Human Services; and public witnesses. 



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FOREIGN ASSISTANCE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Began markup of the 
fiscal years 1988-1989 Foreign Assistance authoriza- 
tion bill. 

Will continue tomorrow. 

IMPACT ON WORKERS OF TAKEOVERS, 
LEVERAGED BUY-OUTS AND GREENMAIL 

Committee on Government Operations: Subcommittee on 
Employment and Housing held a hearing on the 
impact on workers of take-overs, leveraged buy-outs 
and greenmail. Testimony was heard from public 
witnesses. 

COMMITTEE BUSINESS 

Committee on Government Operations: Subcommittee on 
Human Resources and Intergovernmental Relations 
met to consider pending business. 

COMMITTEE BUSINESS 

Committee on House Administration: Subcommittee on 
Procurement and Printing met to consider pending 
business. 

MINIMUM ALTITUDE FOR AIRCRAFT 

Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs: Subcommit- 
tee on National Parks and Public Lands approved 
for full Committee action amended H.R. 921, to re- 
quire the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a 
study to determine the appropriate minimum alti- 
tude for aircraft flying over National Park System 
units. 

PENALTIES FOR OFFENSES RELATING TO 
AVIATION REPORTS AND RECORDS 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Criminal 
Justice approved for full Committee action amended 
H.R. 1163, to amend chapter 101 of title 18, United 
States Code, to impose penalties for offenses relat- 
ing to certain aviation reports and records. 

The Subcommittee also met in executive session 
to discuss the Judge Alcee Hastings impeachment 
inquiry. 

OIL SPILL DAMAGE AND REMOVAL COSTS 

Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries: Subcom- 
mittee on Coast Guard and Navigation held a hear- 
ing on H.R. 1632, to provide a comprehensive 
system of liability and compensation for oil spill 
damage and removal costs. Testimony was heard 
from Matthew Scocozza, Assistant Secretary for 
Policy and International Affairs, Department of 
Transportation; Bob Martinez, Governor of Florida; 
John R. McKernan, Jr., Governor of Maine; and 
public witnesses. 



HIGH WATER LEVELS OF THE GREAT 
LAKES 

Committee on Public Works and Transportation: Sub- 
committee on Water Resources continued hearings 
on high water levels of the Great Lakes. Testimony 
was heard from Representatives Dingell, Oberstar, 
Visclosky, Upton, Davis of Michigan, Roth, Sensen- 
brenner, Porter, Hiler, Bonior of Michigan, and 
Eckart; James Devine, Assistant Director, Engineer- 
ing Geology, U.S. Geological Survey, Department 
of the Interior; and William Bodde, Jr., Deputy As- 
sistant Secretary, European and Canadian Affairs, 
Department of State. 

DEPARTMENT OF STATE; 
AUTHORIZATION ACT 

Committee on Rules: Heard testimony from Represent- 
atives Mica and Snowe but took no action on H.R. 
1777, Department of State Authorization Act for 
fiscal years 1988 and 1989. 

LAND AND WATER CONSERVATION 
FUND ACT 

Committee on Rules: Granted a modified closed rule 
providing 1 hour of debate on H.R. 1320, Land and 
Water Conservation Fund Act of 1987. Testimony 
was heard from Chairman Udall, and Representa- 
tives Vento, Yates and Lagomarsino. 

FUTURE OF THE LANDSAT SYSTEM 

Commmittee on Science, Space and Technology: Subcom- 
mittee on Natural Resources, Agriculture Research 
and Environment and the Subcommittee on Interna- 
tional Scientific Cooperation held a joint hearing on 
the Future of the LANDSAT System. Testimony 
was heard from Senator Pressler; Clarence J. Brown, 
Deputy Secretary, Department of Commerce; 
Joseph Wright, Deputy Director, OMB; Shelby Til- 
ford, Director, Earth Science and Applications Divi- 
sion, NASA; A.G. Michaud, Deputy Assistant Secre- 
tary, Science and Technology Affairs, Department 
of State; Doyle Frederick, Associate Director, U.S. 
Geological Survey, Department of the Interior; 
James Donald, Chairman, World Agricultural Out- 
look Board, USD A; Donald C. Latham, Assistant 
Secretary, Command, Control, Communications and 
Intelligence, Department of Defense; and public 
witnesses. 

Hearings continue April 2. 

NASA AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Science, Space and Technology: Subcommit- 
tee on Space Science and Applications concluded 
hearings on NASA fiscal year 1988 authorization — 
the Space Station. Testimony was heard from Andy 
Stofan, Associate Administrator, Office of Space Sta- 



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tion, NASA; and John P. Andelin, Assistant Direc- 
tor, Office of Technology Assessment. 

NATIONAL CRITICAL MATERIALS 
COUNCIL REPORTS 

Committee on Science, Space and Technology: Subcommit- 
tee on Transportation, Aviation and Materials held a 
hearing on National Critical Materials Council re- 
ports. Testimony was heard from Donald Paul 
Hodel, Secretary of the Interior, and Chairman, Na- 
tional Critical Materials Council; and Ronald L. 
Kerber, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Research and 
Advanced Technology, Department of Defense; and 
public witnesses. 

OMNIBUS TRADE LEGISLATION 

Committee on Small Business: Held a hearing on the 
Omnibus Trade Legislation, including H.R. 1854, to 
amend the Small Business Act. Testimony was heard 
from Representative Skelton; and public witnesses. 

LONG-TERM CARE 

Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on 
Health held a hearing on long-term care. Testimony 
was heard from Mark Miners, Senior Research Man- 
ager, National Center for Health Services, and 
Health Care Technology Assessment, Department 
of Health and Human Services and public witnesses. 

NATIONAL FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE 
PROGRAM BUDGET 

Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: Subcommit- 
tee on Programs and Budget Authorization met in 
executive session to begin markup of the National 
Foreign Intelligence program budget for fiscal year 
1988-1989. 

♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ 

Wednesday, April 1, 1987 



Senate 



Chamber Action 

Routine Proceedings, pages 7601-7677 

Measures Introduced: Five bills and one resolution 
were introduced, as follows: S. 894-898, and SJ. 
Res. 106. 

Poge 7642 

Measures Reported: Reports were made as follows: 
S. 626, to prohibit the imposition of a fee at the 
Statue of Liberty National Monument, and for other 
purposes. (S. Rept. No. 100-32) 

Page 7642 

Veto Message on Federal- Aid Highway Act of 

1987: By 65 yeas to 35 nays (Vote No. 51), two- 
thirds of the Senators voting having voted in the af- 



firmative, H.R. 2, to authorize funds for construc- 
tion of highways, for highway safety programs, and 
for mass transportation programs, and to expand 
and improve the relocation assistance program, 
upon reconsideration, was not passed, the veto of 
the President notwithstanding. 

Page 7601 

By 61 yeas to 39 nays (Vote No. 52), Senate 
tabled a motion to indefinitely postpone a motion to 
reconsider the vote on the bill. 

Page 7635 

By 36 yeas to 64 nays (Vote No. 53), Senate failed 
to table a motion to reconsider the vote on the bill. 

Page 7635 

By 62 yeas to 37 nays (Vote No. 54), Senate 
tabled a motion to postpone the motion to reconsid- 
er the vote on the bill until 10 a.m., on Thursday, 
April 2. 

Page 7636 

Pending is the motion to reconsider the vote by 
which the bill, upon reconsideration, failed to pass. 

Page 7636 

Messages From the House: 
Statements on Introduced Bills: 



Page 7641 
Page 7642 
Page 7650 
Page 7652 
Page 7652 
Page 7653 



Additional Cosponsors: 

Notices of Hearings: 

Committee Authority To Meet: 

Additional Statements: 

Record Votes: Four record votes were taken today. 
(Total— 54) 

Paget 7632, 7635, 7636 

Recess: Senate convened at 9 a.m., and recessed at 
7:32 p.m., until 10 a.m., on Thursday, April 2, 1987. 
(For Thursday's program, see the remarks of Sena- 
tor Byrd in today's Record on page 7677.) 

Committee Meetings 

APPROPRIATIONS— CFTC/FDA 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Agri- 
culture, Rural Development, and Related Agencies 
held hearings on proposed budget estimates for 
fiscal year 1988, receiving testimony in behalf of 
funds for their respective activities from Susan M. 
Phillips, Chairman, Molly G. Bayley, Executive Di- 
rector, and Russell Cherry, Budget Director, all of 
the Commodity Futures Trading Commission; and 
Frank E. Young, Commissioner, Thomas Scarlett, 
Chief Counsel, John A. Norris, Deputy Commis- 
sioner, Sharon Holston, Acting Associate Commis- 
sioner for Management and Operations, and Frank 
Claunts, Director, Division of Financial Manage- 
ment, all of the Food and Drug Administration, De- 
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Subcommittee will meet again on Monday, 
April 6. 

APPROPRIATIONS— DEPARTMENT OF 
STATE 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Com- 
merce, Justice, State, the Judiciary, and Related 
Agencies held hearings on proposed budget esti- 
mates for fiscal year 1988 for the Department of 
State, receiving testimony in behalf of funds for 
their respective activities from Alan Keyes, Assistant 
Secretary of State for International Organizations; 
Vernon Walters, United States Ambassador to the 
United Nations; and Elliot Richardson, Chairman, 
United Nations Association. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Wednesday, 
April 8. 

APPROPRIATIONS— ENERGY AND WATER 
PROGRAMS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy 
and Water Development continued hearings on pro- 
posed budget estimates for fiscal year 1988 for 
energy and water development programs, receiving 
testimony from Senators Garn, Exon, and Wilson; 
Representative Anderson; Utah Governor Norman 
Bangerter, Salt Lake City; former Representative 
Robert Duncan; and numerous public witnesses. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Monday, 
April 6. 

APPROPRIATIONS— HUD 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on HUD- 
Independent Agencies held hearings on proposed 
budget estimates for fiscal year 1988 for the Depart- 
ment of Housing and Urban Development, receiv- 
ing testimony from Samuel R. Pierce, Jr., Secretary 
of Housing and Urban Development. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

APPROPRIATIONS— DEPARTMENT OF 
ENERGY 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on the In- 
terior and Related Agencies held hearings on pro- 
posed budget estimates for fiscal year 1988 for cer- 
tain programs of the Department of Energy, receiv- 
ing testimony in behalf of funds for the Strategic Pe- 
troleum Reserve and Naval Petroleum Reserve 
from J. Allen Wampler, Assistant Secretary for 
Fossil Energy, and Donald L. Bauer, Principal 
Deputy Assistant Secretary, and in behalf of funds 
for the Office of Emergency Preparedness from 
David B. Waller, Assistant Secretary for Internation- 
al Affairs and Energy Emergencies, all of the De- 
partment of Energy. 

Subcommittee will meet again tomorrow. 



APPROPRIATIONS— MILITARY 
CONSTRUCTION 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Mili- 
tary Construction held hearings on proposed budget 
estimates for fiscal year 1988 for military construc- 
tion programs, receiving testimony in behalf of 
funds for Air Force military construction, reserve 
components construction, and family housing pro- 
grams from Tidal W. McCoy, Assistant Secretary of 
the Air Force (Manpower, Reserve Affairs and In- 
stallations); Maj. Gen. George E. Ellis, Director of 
Engineering and Services; USAF: Brig. Gen. John 
G. McMerty, Deputy Director, Air National Guard; 
and Brig. Gen. Shirley M. Carpenter, Deputy Chief, 
Air Force Reserve. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Monday, 
April 6. 

APPROPRIATIONS— GENERAL 
GOVERNMENT 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Treas- 
ury, Postal Service, and General Government held 
hearings on proposed budget estimates for fiscal 
year 1988, receiving testimony in behalf of funds for 
their respective activities from Constance J. Horner, 
Director, Office of Personnel Management; Thomas 
J. Josefiak, Vice Chairman, Federal Election Com- 
mission; and James S. Dwight, member, and Frank- 
lin A. Steinko, Jr., Budget and Management Officer, 
both of the Advisory Commission on Intergovern- 
mental Relations. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Friday, April 3. 

SPECIAL OPERATIONS FORCES 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Projec- 
tion Forces and Regional Defense held hearings on 
the reorganization of Special Operations Forces 
(SOF) and program proposals for SOF airlift, receiv- 
ing testimony for Richard L. Armitage, Assistant 
Secretary of Defense for International Security Af- 
fairs; Maj. Gen. T.W. Kelly, USA, Director, Joint 
Special Operations Agency; Noel C. Koch, former 
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for 
International Security Affairs; Gen. Edward C. 
Meyer, USA (Ret.), former Chief of Staff, United 
States Army; and Lt. Gen. Samuel V. Wilson, USA 
(Ret.), former Director of the Defense Intelligence 
Agency, and former Deputy Assistant to the Secre- 
tary of Defense for Special Operations. 

Subcommittee will meet again on Tuesday, 
April 7. 

AUTHORIZATIONS— SDI RESEARCH 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Strate- 
gic Forces and Nuclear Deterrence held hearings on 
S. 864, authorizing funds for fiscal years 1988 and 
1989 for the Department of Defense, focusing on 



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the SDI research program and on its compliance 
with existing Treaty obligations, receiving testimony 
from Lt. Gen. James A. Abrahamson, USAF, Direc- 
tor, Strategic Defense Initiative Organization; and 
Richard P. Godwin, Under Secretary of Defense for 
Acquisition. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 

EXCHANGE RATES AND THIRD WORLD 
DEBT 

Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: 
Subcommittee on International Finance and Mone- 
tary Policy resumed oversight hearings to review ex- 
change rates and the Third World debt issue, receiv- 
ing testimony from Jack D. Guenther, Citibank, 
New York, New York; Charles Coltman, Philadel- 
phia National Bank, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 
William D. Rogers, Arnold and Porter, Washing- 
ton, DC, and former Under Secretary of State for 
Economic Affairs; Jack Pierce, Boeing Corporation, 
Seattle, Washington; Dwayne Andreas, Archer Dan- 
iels Midland Corporation, Decatur, Illinois; Bishop 
William Weigand, Salt Lake City, Utah, on behalf of 
the United States Catholic Conference; and Sally 
Shelton-Colby, Washington, DC. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

BUDGET RESOLUTION 

Committee on the Budget: Committee continued in 
evening session to mark up a proposed concurrent 
resolution on the fiscal year 1988 budget for the 
Federal government. 

BUSINESS MEETING 

Committee on Governmental Affairs: Committee or- 
dered favorably reported the following business 
items: 

S. 813, to provide urgently needed asssistance to 
protect and improve the lives and safety of the 
homeless, with amendments; and 

The nomination of Charles R. Gillum, of Virgin- 
ia, to be Inspector General, Small Business Adminis- 
tration. 

NOMINATIONS 

Committee on the Judiciary: Committee concluded 
hearings on the nominations of David B. Sentelle, 
of North Carolina, to be United States Circuit Judge 
for the District of Columbia Circuit, David S. Doty, 
to be United States District Judge for the District of 
Minnesota, Richard J. Daronco, to be United States 
District Judge for the Southern District of New 
York, and Reena Raggi, to be United States District 
Judge for the Eastern District of New York, after 
the nominees testified and answered questions in 
their own behalf. Mr. Sentelle was introduced by 
Senator Helms, Mr. Doty was introduced by Sena- 
tors Durenberger and Boschwitz, and Mr. Daronco 
and Ms. Raggi were introduced by Senator 



DAmato. Testimony was also received on the nomi- 
nation of Mr. Sentelle from Paul L. Friedman, Dis- 
trict of Columbia Bar. 

RETIREES BENEFITS SECURITIES ACT 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Courts 
and Administrative Practice held hearings on S. 548, 
to clarify that the benefits protected under a collec- 
tive bargaining agreement include the benefits of re- 
tired employees, to extend protection against unilat- 
eral termination or modification of retirement insur- 
ance benefits to all retirees without regard to wheth- 
er or not they are covered by a collective bargaining 
agreement, and to provide that employers can 
modify, when necessary, retiree insurance benefits 
in the absence of a negotiated settlement, receiving 
testimony from Senator Heinz; Representatives 
Regula and Traficant; Lynn Williams, United Steel- 
workers of America, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Mi- 
chael Holland, United Mine Workers, and Richard 
A. Gitlin, and William Perlstein, both of the Ameri- 
can Bankruptcy Institute, all of Washington, DC; 
Mike Nicholson, United Auto Workers, Detroit 
Michigan; Grayson Kirtland, Richmond, Virginia; 
Lillian Lemmens, Strongville, Ohio; Kathryn O. 
Hunt, Cleveland, Ohio; Nathan B. Feinstein, Phila- 
delphia, Pennsylvania, on behalf of the American 
Bar Association; Robert G. Watts, A.H. Robins 
Company, Richmond, Virginia; and Victor Hurst, 
Clemson, South Carolina, on behalf of the American 
Association of Retired Persons. 

Hearings continue on Friday, April 24. 

CIVIL RIGHTS RESTORATION ACT 

Committee on Labor and Human Resources: Committee 
concluded hearings on S. 557, to ensure that discrim- 
ination is prohibited by the recipients of Federal fi- 
nancial assistance, after receiving testimony from 
Mark Disler, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, 
Civil Rights Division, Department of Justice; Jerry 
Kicklighter, Savannah, Georgia; Richard Foss, Chi- 
cago, Illinois; Arlene Bern, and Leslie Leier, both of 
Amarillo, Texas; Bishop Joseph M. Sullivan, Brook- 
lyn, New York, on behalf of the United States 
Catholic Conference; Rabbi David Saperstein, 
Union of American Hebrew Congregations, James 
Conway, National Association of Manufacturers, Lex 
Frieden, National Council on the Handicapped, 
Elaine Jones, NAACP Legal Defense Fund, and 
Arlene Mayerson, Disability Rights Education and 
Defense Fund, all of Washington, DC; William 
Bentley Ball, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; and John 
Garvey, University of Kentucky, Lexington. 

CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION 

Committee on Labor and Human Resources: Subcommit- 
tee on Children, Family, Drugs, and Alcoholism 
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funds for the Child Abuse Prevention and Treat- 
ment Act, receiving testimony from Jean Elder, As- 
sistant Secretary for Human Development Services, 
and Dodie Livingston, Commissioner, and Jane 
Burnley, Assistant Commissioner of the Children's 
Bureau, both of the Administration of Children, 
Youth and Families, all of the Department of 
Health and Human Services; Linda Hull, Formerly 
Abused Children Emerging in Society (FACES), 
Wethersfield, Connecticut; Cloe Madanes, The 
Family Therapy Institute of Washington, DC; Ann 
Cohn, National Committee for the Prevention of 
Child Abuse, Chicago, Illinois; Shirley Fitz-Ritson, 
Division of Child Protective and Preventive Serv- 
ices, Columbia, South Carolina; Larry Aber, Barnard 
College, New York, New York; Jay Whitworth, 
Florida Child Protective Services Team, Tallahassee; 
and Jim Hollihan, United Cerebral Palsy Founda- 
tion, Washington, DC. 

Subcommittee recessed subject to call. 

COMMITTEE BUSINESS 

Committee on Rules and Administration: Committee 
met to consider pending adminstrative business, and 
recessed subject to call. 

INTELLIGENCE AUTHORIZATIONS 

Select Committee on Intelligence: Committee continued 
closed hearings on proposed legislation authorizing 
funds for fiscal year 1988 for the intelligence com- 
munity, receiving testimony from officials of the in- 
telligence community. 

Hearings continue tomorrow. 



House of Representatives 

Chamber Action 

Bills Introduced: 27 Public bills, H.R. 1888-1914; 2 
private bills, H.R. 1915-1916; and 10 resolutions, 
H.J. Res. 221-227, H. Con. Res. 94, and H. Res. 
136-137 were introduced. 

Page 7727 

Bill Reported: One report was filed as follows: 
H.R. 318, to provide for the restoration of Federal 
recognition to the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo and the 
Alabama and Coushatta Indian Tribes of Texas, 
amended (H. Rept. 100-36). 

Pag* 7727 

Berlin Anniversary: House agreed to H. Con. Res. 
86, expressing the sense of the Congress congratulat- 
ing the people of Berlin on the occasion of the city's 
750th anniversary in the year 1987, commending the 
people of Berlin for their centuries of great tradi- 
tion and continuing courage in the face of historical 
adversity, and recognizing the deep and lasting rela- 



tions they have with the people of the United States 
of America. 

Page 7678 

Land and Water Conservation Fund Amend- 
ments: By a yea-and-nay vote of 416 yeas to 5 nays, 
Roll No. 44, the House passed H.R. 1320, to amend 
the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965. 

Pag* 7687 

Agreed to the committee amendment in the 
nature of a substitute. 

Pag* 7701 

Rejected the Hansen amendment that sought to 
establish a one-time charge for a Golden Age Pass- 
port, currently free of charge to senior citizens (re- 
jected by a recorded vote of 43 ayes to 375 noes, 
Roll No. 43). 

Pag* 7695 

The Hansen amendment was offered but subse- 
quently withdrawn that sought to increase the price 
of the Golden Eagle Passport from a maximum of 
$25 to $40. 

Pag* 7698 

H. Res. 135, the rule under which the bill was 
considered, was agreed to earlier by a yea-and-nay 
vote of 303 yeas to 110 nays, Roll No. 42. 

Pag* 7683 

Quorum Calls — Votes: Two yea-and-nay votes and 
one recorded vote developed during the proceed- 
ings of the House today and appear on pages 7686, 
7697, 7701. There were no quorum calls. 

Adjournment: Met at 2 p.m. and adjourned at 8:17 
p.m. 



Committee Meetings 



TRADE AND INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC 
POLICY REFORM ACT 

Committee on Agriculture: Ordered reported amended 
the following bills: H.R. 3, Trade and International 
Economic Policy Reform Act of 1987; H.R. 1004, to 
direct the Secretary of Agriculture to convey certain 
National Forest System lands to Unicoi County, TN; 
H.R. 1205, to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to 
release a reversionary interest of the United States 
in certain land located in Putnam County, FL, and 
to direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey cer- 
tain mineral interests of the United States in such 
land to the State of Florida; and H.R. 148, Michigan 
Wilderness Heritage Act of 1987. 

TOBACCO QUOTAS 

Committee on Agriculture: Subcommittee on Tobacco 
and Peanuts held a hearing to review Dark Air and 
Dark Fire-cured tobacco quotas. Testimony was 
heard from Senator Gore; from the following offi- 
cials of the Agricultural Stabilization and Conserva- 
tion Service, USDA: Dallas Smith, Tobacco and 



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Peanuts Division; and Robert Miller, Group Leader, 
Tobacco and Peanuts Group; and public witnesses. 

GAO REPORT 

Committee on Agriculture: Subcommittee on Wheat, 
Soybeans and Feed Grains held a hearing on GAO 
report on the application of the limitation imposed 
on farm program payments and the occurrence of 
farm reorganizations and reconstitutions to evade 
these limits. Testimony was heard from Brian Crow- 
ley, Senior Associate Director, Resources Communi- 
ty and Economic Development Division, GAO. 

COMMERCE, JUSTICE, STATE, AND 
JUDICIARY APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Com- 
merce, Justice, State, and Judiciary held a hearing 
on Representation Allowances, Emergencies in Dip- 
lomatic and Consular Service, Payment to Foreign 
Service Retirement Fund, American Institute in 
Taiwan, Soviet-East European Research and Train- 
ing, Asia Foundation, Acquisition and Maintenance 
of Buildings Abroad, Protection of Foreign Missions 
and Officials, and on International Organizations 
and Conferences. Testimony was heard from the fol- 
lowing officials of the Department of State: Roger 
B. Feldman, Comptroller; Jerome H. Kahan, 
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Functional Analysis; 
John C. Monjo, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau 
of East Asian Affairs; Donald J. Bouchard, Assistant 
Secretary, Administration; Robert E. Lamb, Assistant 
Secretary Designate, Diplomatic Security; Alan L. 
Keyes, Assistant Secretary, International Organiza- 
tion Affairs; and Ambassador Vernon A. Walters, 
Permanent Representative to the United Nations. 

DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on De- 
fense met in executive session to hold a hearing on 
Communications and Command and Control. Testi- 
mony was heard from the following officials of the 
Department of Defense: Donald C. Latham, Assist- 
ant Secretary (Command, Control, Communications 
and Intelligence); and Lt. Gen. Winston D. Powers, 
USAF, Director, Defense Communications Agency. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

ENERGY AND WATER DEVELOPMENT 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy 
and Water Development continued appropriation 
hearings. Testimony was heard from Members of 
Congress and outside witnesses. 
Hearings continue tomorrow. 

FOREIGN ASSISTANCE APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on For- 
eign Assistance held a hearing on South Asia Re- 
gional Programs, and Southern Europe Programs. 



Testimony was heard from the following officials of 
the Department of State: Richard Murphy, Assistant 
Secretary, Bureau of Near East and South Asian Af- 
fairs; and Rozanne L. Ridgway, Assistant Secretary, 
Bureau of European and Canadian Affairs; from the 
following officials of the Department of Defense: 
H. Diehl McKalip, Director, Defense Security As- 
sistance Agency; and Richard N. Perle, Assistant 
Secretary for International Security Policy; and 
James Norris, Deputy Assistant Administrator, 
Bureau of Asia and Near East, AID. 

INTERIOR APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Interi- 
or held a hearing on Geological Survey. Testimony 
was heard from Dallas L. Peck, Director, Geological 
Survey, Department of the Interior. 

LABOR-HHS-EDUCATION 
APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Labor- 
HHS-Education held a hearing on Action, National 
Commission on Libraries and Information Sciences, 
Prospective Payment Assessment Commission and 
on Physician Payment Review Commission. Testi- 
mony was heard from Donna M. Alvarado, Direc- 
tor, Action; Kenneth Y. Tomlinson, Chairman, Na- 
tional Commission on Libraries and Information Sci- 
ences; Stuart H. Altman, Chairman, Prospective 
Payment Review Commission; and Dr. Philip R. 
Lee, Chairman, Physician Payment Review Commis- 
sion. 

TRANSPORTATION APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Trans- 
portation held a hearing on Research and Special 
Programs Administration, and on Architectural and 
Transportation Barriers Compliance Board. Testimo- 
ny was heard from M. Cynthia Douglass, Adminis- 
trator, Research and Special Programs Administra- 
tion; and Charles Hauser, Chairman, Architectural 
and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board. 

TREASURY-POSTAL SERVICE-GENERAL 
GOVERNMENT APPROPRIATIONS 

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Treas- 
ury-Postal Service-General Government held a hear- 
ing on Secretary of the Treasury. Testimony was 
heard from James A. Baker, III, Secretary of the 
Treasury. 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Pro- 
curement and Military Nuclear Systems met in exec- 
utive session and approved for full Committee 
action amended the procurement portion of H.R. 
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1988-1989 (including the Department of Energy de- 
fense programs authorization). 

DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Re- 
search and Development met in executive session to 
begin markup of the RDT&E portion of H.R. 1748, 
Department of Defense Authorization Act, 
1988-1989. 
Will continue tomorrow. 

FEDERAL SAVINGS AND LOAN 
INSURANCE CORPORATION 
RECAPITALIZATION ACT 

Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs: Or- 
dered reported amended H.R. 27, Federal Savings 
and Loan Insurance Corporation Recapitalization 
Act of 1987. 

CONCURRENT BUDGET RESOLUTION 

Committee on the Budget: Ordered reported the Con- 
current Budget Resolution for fiscal year 1988. 

MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES 

Committee on Education and Labor: Ordered reported 
the following bills: H.R. 90, amended, Education 
and Training for American Competitiveness Act; 
H.R. 3, amended, Trade and International Econom- 
ic Policy Reform Act of 1987; H.R. 1728, to amend 
the National School Lunch Act to provide for limit- 
ed extension of alternative means of providing as- 
sistance under the school lunch program; and H.R. 
1846, amended, to make certain technical and con- 
forming amendments in the Higher Education Act 
of 1965. 

IMPACT OF MERGERS 

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on 
Telecommunications and Finance held a hearing on 
the impact of mergers and acquisitions, especially 
hostile takeovers, on the economy and corporate re- 
structuring. Testimony was heard from public wit- 
nesses. 

FOREIGN ASSISTANCE AUTHORIZATION 

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Continued markup of 
the fiscal years 1988-1989 Foreign Assistance authori- 
zation bill. 

Will continue tomorrow. 

COMMITTEE BUSINESS 

Committee on House Administration: Subcommittee on 
Accounts approved for full Committee action 
amended H. Res. 134, providing amounts from the 
contingent fund of the House for further expenses 
of investigations and studies by the Committee on 
the Judiciary in the first session of the 100th Con- 
gress. 



The Subcommittee also considered other pending 
business. 

KINGS RIVER OF CALIFORNIA 

Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs: Ordered re- 
ported amended H.R. 799, to designate a segment 
of the Kings River of California as a wild and scenic 
river. 

MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Courts, 
Civil Liberties and the Administration of Justice ap- 
proved for full Committee action the following bills: 
H.R. 1509, Intellectual Property and Trade; H.R. 
1510, to amend title 35, United States Code, and the 
National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958, with 
respect to the use of inventions in outer space; and a 
clean bill to be introduced in lieu of H.R. 1718, to 
amend title 35, United States Code, with respect to 
patented processes and the patent cooperative 
treaty. 

OVERSIGHT; OMNIBUS CRIME CONTROL 
AND SAFE STREETS ACT AMENDMENTS 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Crime 
held an oversight hearing on the state and local law 
enforcement assistance provisions of the Anti-Drug 
Abuse Act of 1986 and on H.R. 1411, to amend the 
Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 
1968 to increase the sums authorized to be appropri- 
ated for drug law enforcement programs for the 
fiscal years 1988 and 1989. Testimony was heard 
fro